SANITARY & PHYTOSANITARY MEASURES: ELECTRONIC TRANSMISSION
Electronic transmission of unrestricted SPS documents
New Document Alerts on all unrestricted documents related to the SPS Agreement are being sent via e-mail to two different mailing lists. These document alerts are sent when new documents or their translations into English, French or Spanish become available. To receive alerts on all unrestricted SPS documents, INCLUDING NOTIFICATIONS, subscribe to the SPSNOTIFS list. To receive alerts on all SPS documents, EXCLUDING notifications, subscribe to the SPSDOCS list. Documents can be accessed through links in the alert email. You can subscribe to the mailing lists by following the instructions below.
How to subscribe
To subscribe to the list, send an e-mail message to
with the following in the body of the message (leave the subject line blank):
SUBSCRIBE SPSNOTIFS your
SUBSCRIBE SPSDOCS your full name
Example: SUBSCRIBE SPSDOCS john smith
The e-mail address of the computer from which the request was sent will be automatically registered. You must subscribe from the computer address where you wish to receive the documents.
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To unsubscribe from the list, send an e-mail message to
with the following in the body of the message (leave the subject line blank)
UNSUBSCRIBE SPSNOTIFS your
UNSUBSCRIBE SPSDOCS your full name
Example: UNSUBSCRIBE SPSNOTIFS john smith
The e-mail address from which the request was sent will be automatically removed from the list.
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How to amend the address on the list
To amend your address on the list you will have to unsubscribe the previous address from the list and subscribe with the new address (as explained above).
If you have previously subscribed to the SPS e-mail list, you are automatically on the SPSNOTIFS list. If you want to change your subscription to no longer receive all SPS documents including notifications, you must unsubscribe to that list and make a new subscription to the SPSDOCS list.