Importers can use this tool to quickly check the biosecurity requirements for importing vehicles, machinery, or parts.
First, check the definitions in the Import Health Standard
Download the IHS
If you're still not sure, email us at BMSB@mpi.govt.nz
This is an unusual combination. Contact us to discuss the biosecurity standards you will need to meet.
If used parts are being imported as an entire/whole machine that is intended to be dismantled for parts after arrival, MPI considers them to be an ‘entire/whole’ used machine (not parts).
Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.
There are no specific management requirements.
You have 2 options for your cargo.
Option A or Option B.
There are no specific management requirements
See Part B for the full list of commodity exclusions such as children's sail boats.
Your cargo must be:
Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management
Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved system management OR a Cleaning Certificate
Option A or Option B
Treatments which do not take place at the PoFA will require vent seals prior to movement off the wharf.
You have 3 options for your cargo.
Option A or Option B or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration.
Excluded from additional requirements when:
Option A or Option B or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration
You have 4 options for your cargo.
Option A, B or C or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration
Option A, B or C.
Option A, B or C
See Part B for the full list of commodity exclusions such as children's sail boats
Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider
If wire cable or rope has not been used with agriculutral or forestry purposes then requirements are free of contaminants and pests only.
Note: Treatments which do not occur within 12 hours may be completed within 48 hours of arrival if the vents are sealed on arrival and the doors remain closed.
For used, inflated tyres on rims see requirement under Used Parts derived from a vehicle outdoor / targeted machine
Vehicle, machinery, and parts import health standard (IHS) [PDF, 571 KB]
Approved Biosecurity Treatments for risk goods (MPI-ABTRT) [PDF, 2 MB]
Official MPI cleaning certificate template [PDF, 119 KB]
Sea container IHS [PDF, 982 KB]
Approved offshore treatment providers
Find manufacturer's declarations
There are separate BMSB requirements for sea containers.
Find out about importing containers and cargo
This tool does not replace the import health standard, it’s a quick reference guide for the biosecurity requirements you need to meet.
Read more about BMSB season requirements
If you have questions about this tool or these import requirements, email BMSB@mpi.govt.nz