Requirement documents for importing fresh fruit and vegetables

A list of requirement documents you need to meet when importing fresh fruit and vegetables.

UPDATE – 16 January 2020

Extension to second consultation on the new IHS format

MPI is currently undertaking a second consultation on the new IHS format. This consultation began on 26 November 2019 and was originally set to close on 17 January 2020. MPI has extended this consultation which will now close at 5pm on 27 February 2020.

If you have questions about the consultation, email plantimports@mpi.govt.nz

Guidance for import health standards

Draft guidance is available to help you understand how to meet the requirements of the fresh product import health standards on this page.

Download the Guidance document: Importing fresh produce for consumption [PDF, 824 KB]

Import health standards

Tips - try using:
  • one word for precise results - for example, alligator
  • multiple words for broader results. For example, alligator meat returns documents with either alligator or meat
  • quotation marks to search a specific term - for example, 'alligator meat' returns documents with the exact phrase 'alligator meat'
Published after date must be later than or the same as Published before date.
Published before date must be earlier than or the same as Published after date.
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Avocado (Persea americana) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Avocado (Persea americana) from Tonga - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Bananas (Musa spp) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) from Fiji - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) from Samoa - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) from Tonga - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Capsicum (Capsicum annuum) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Capsicum (Capsicum annuum) from Netherlands - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Capsicum (Capsicum annuum) from New Caledonia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cherries (Prunus avium) from the United States of America - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Chillis (Capsicum frutescens) from the Cook Islands - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Citrus (Citrus spp) from Vanuatu - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Coconut (Cocos nucifera) from Tuvalu - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) from Vanuatu - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Dragon fruit for consumption - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
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