The information in this standard is provided on the following basis. The phytosanitary requirements found in this standard may be used as the basis of export certification. However, requirements may be changed by importing countries at any time at short notice or with no notice to New Zealand. This information is provided strictly on the basis that the Crown, the Ministry for Primary Industries, its statutory officers, employees, agents and all other persons responsible for or associated with the compilation, writing, editing, approval or publication of the information:
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Compliance with this standard is not to be taken as a guarantee that any particular goods will be granted access to any overseas market.
Last Updated: 11 January 2017
Import Permits or Declarations
Import permit NOT required. Additional declaration required for Ulmus spp. (elm) logs: "Fulfills item 13 of the Annexed Table 2-2 of the Ordinance for Enforcement of the Plant Protection Act (MAF Ordinance No. 73/1950)"
Phytosanitary certificate required for Ulmus spp. (elm) logs only.
Bark surface of Ulmus spp. (elm) logs must be free of Scolytus multistriatus entrance and exit holes.
Free of quarantine pests [PDF, 2.5 MB]. Ulmus spp. (elm) logs must be free from Scolytus multistriatus larvae, pupae and adults.
Fumigation prior to export may enhance clearance but there is no requirement for a fumigation declaration to be included on the phytosanitary certificate. Prohibited importations are to be interpreted as "substantially free".