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Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems
22/10/2018 - 26/10/2018 | Brisbane, Australia


The 24th Session of the Codex Committee on Food Import and Export Inspection and Certification Systems will be held from 22nd to 26th October at the Sofitel, Brisbane Central Hotel, Brisbane, at the kind invitation of the Government of Australia. The Session will begin at 9.30 on Monday 22 October 2018. Registration facilities will be open on Sunday 21 October 2018 from 14.00 to 17.00 and on Monday 22 October from 8:00 at the same venue.

The Session will be conducted in English, French and Spanish.


Seminar for first time delegates will be held Sunday 21 October from 2:00 to 3:00 PM. Please find here the invitation and the information documents.


All participants should provide their information (names and addresses) through the online registration system by accessing the link below, latest by 22nd September 2018.

Login and password for the online registration have been provided to all Codex Contact Points and Contact Point of Observers Organizations. If the login and password have not been received, please contact


It is important that you lodge your visa application as soon as possible and at least six weeks before your intended travel to allow sufficient time for processing. Codex Australia will not be able to provide individual invitation letters to facilitate visa applications. Anyone who is not an Australian citizen needs a valid visa to enter and spend time in Australia. There are different visas for tourists, business people, sports people, students and others.

All visas must be obtained before travelling. Visitors can apply for Australian visas at Australian government missions overseas or electronically through travel agents and airlines in many parts of the world. For more information please visit:


The documents for the session are available in English, French and Spanish. They will be published on the Codex website as soon as they are prepared. NB! We kindly remind you to obtain all documentation from the Codex website prior to the meeting.

For more information please check the Information for Delegates document in the list here below.

Related documents

ItemDescriptionUpload date
Document Reference
1Provisional Agenda09/05/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/1
2Matters referred to the Committee by the Codex Alimentarius Commission and other Codex Subsidiary Bodies 13/06/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/2
4Proposed draft guidance on use of systems equivalence 16/07/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/4
5Proposed draft Guidance on Paperless use of Electronic Certificates16/07/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/5
7Discussion Paper on Food Integrity and Food Authenticity17/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/7
8Discussion Paper on consideration of Emerging Issues and future directions for the work CCFICS17/08/2018
CX/FICS 18/24/8
0.1Information for Delegates13/06/2018
9All files zip collection