Dover Port Health Authority



Dover Port Health Authority is the statutory Port Health Authority for imported food, infectious diseases and public health controls at the Port of Dover & the Channel Tunnel. 

Dover Port Health Authority protect and secure the border through the critical delivery of national biosecurity, food safety, infectious disease, and public health controls.

The team play a vital role in ensuring the food we eat is safe, and that infectious diseases are appropriately identified and controlled. We carry out essential border checks on controlled imports such as imported food, ship sanitation control and certification, food safety and water quality and infectious disease control.

We ensure safe food is coming through Europe’s busiest ferry port and onto the shelves of shops and supermarkets across the country.

How to find us

  • Dover Port Health Authority

    Dover Port Health Authority
    Dover District Council
    White Cliffs Business Park
    CT16 3PJ

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