Forms & templates

Forms and templates you may need when importing vehicles and machinery.

MPI-approved vehicle and machinery systems 

There are 2 types of MPI-approved vehicle and machinery systems that importers can use to ensure vehicles and machinery meet the outcome of the Vehicles, Machinery and Equipment IHS, and arrive in New Zealand clean and free of biosecurity contamination.  

New vehicles and machinery

New vehicle and machinery manufacturers can apply for an MPI-approved new vehicle and machinery system.  The system needs to monitor and apply measures that reduce the risk of biosecurity contamination throughout the manufacturing supply chain.  A system may be an option for meeting requirements when exporting from certain countries and at certain times of the year.

Guidance is available for the application process for an MPI-approved new vehicle and machinery system.

Used vehicles and machinery

Importers of used vehicles and machinery can apply for an MPI-approved used vehicle and machinery system. The system may require certain treatments depending on the biosecurity contamination risk of the exporting country and times of the year.

If you or your organisation want to develop an MPI-approved system for used vehicles and machinery, contact MPI to discuss system requirements by emailing

Other forms

Car ship clearance application
Official MPI cleaning certificate template
Request for development of an Import Health Standard (Non-Biological Items e.g. vehicles, sea containers, vessels)
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