The VMD is one of hundreds of government websites moving to GOV.UK over the next few months. You can find out more about GOV.UK on their website. We are now in the process of preparing some of our website material for transfer and will shortly publish this information on GOV.UK.

What this means for you:

The VMD will initially have a small presence on GOV.UK and our current website will exist for the time being so you may not notice too much difference. However, in due course, GOV.UK will be where all VMD information will be found.

Our online services such as the Product Information and Special Imports Certificate databases, export certificates application portal and the Adverse Event Reporting service will continue to be hosted by the VMD although, in due course, they will be accessible via a link from GOV.UK.

The GOV.UK site will look different to the VMD's current site but as and when we place more material on it, we will make sure that it is comprehensive and is easy to find.

Welcome to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate

The vision of the VMD is the responsible, safe and effective use of veterinary medicinal products. In working towards achieving this vision the VMD aims to protect public health, animal health, the environment and promote animal welfare by assuring the safety, quality and efficacy of veterinary medicines.

This website is divided into a number of sections reflecting the needs of our customers and stakeholders. Please select the area that closely reflects your area of interest. Please note that some of the information may be found in more than one section.

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