ePhyto for plants and plant products phytosanitary certificates
Find out how to apply to MPI for a phytosanitary certificate using ePhyto.
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.
Step 1. Register with RealMe
To register with RealMe, you'll need to create an account. If you already have a RealMe account, go to Step 2.
Step 2. Register with MPI
MPI uses different forms for individuals and organisations. Download the relevant form and return it to MPI by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- ePhyto – new individual access request [DOCX, 69 KB]
- ePhyto – new organisation access request. [DOCX, 172 KB]
MPI will email you an activation key (number code). You'll need to enter the number code when you first log into ePhyto and accept the terms and conditions.
Step 3. Log in to ePhyto
Once you have your RealMe login and MPI activation key, you can access ePhyto. Log in and follow the instructions.
Changing your details
If you need to change your user information, or no longer want to use ePhyto, download and complete the relevant form:
- Removal of individual access [PDF, 105 KB]
- Change organisation or a staff member's details [PDF, 114 KB]
Email completed forms to email@example.com
Who to contact
If you have questions about ePhyto or phytosanitary certificates, email firstname.lastname@example.org