Consumers, Health, Agriculture and Food Executive Agency

Access to documents

EU citizens and any natural or legal persons residing or having their registered office in the EU may access Chafea documents, subject to the conditions defined in Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001

Requests for access to documents may be submitted in one of the EU official languages by email to:

Together with an acknowledgement of receipt a unique registration number will be assigned to the request.

Chafea will respond within 15 working days, unless the conditions set in the Regulation allow a longer period.

For refused or un-responded requests, applicants may submit a confirmatory application to Chafea, to be handled within 15 working days.

In case of a total or partial refusal, Chafea will inform the applicant of further remedies, namely court proceedings and/or making a complaint to the European Ombudsman.