- Seek permission from the Plant Protection and Quarantine Unit before importing.
- An import permit is issued outlining the commodities that are permitted and the conditions of import.
- A Pest Risk Assessment may be necessary before an import permit is issued. This may take up to two months to prepare.
- Commodity must be free from pests, soil and debris.
- Consignment must have a valid Phytosanitary certificate from the country of origin.
- Consignment is subject to inspection on arrival.
- Additional measures may be required for various commodities. These may include but not limited to fumigation, irradiation, chemical treatment and heat treatment etc. The import permit will specify.