Apply to use ePhyto

Find out how to apply to MPI for a phytosanitary certificate using ePhyto.


Getting started

Some destination countries require MPI to issue a phytosanitary certificate for some export plants and plant products. The certificates confirm the importing country's phytosanitary requirements are met.

You can apply for phytosanitary certificates using MPI's online service – ePhyto.

To use ePhyto, you must register with the government online identification service RealMe, and with MPI.

Registration process

Changing your details

If you need to change your user information, or no longer want to use ePhyto, download and complete the relevant form:

Email completed forms to plantexports@mpi.govt.nz.

Who to contact

If you have questions about ePhyto or phytosanitary certificates, email plantexports@mpi.govt.nz.

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