There are a number of factors to consider before attempting to export plant, animal or forestry goods from New Zealand. These include the product involved and the requirements of the country or countries it is being sent to. This section provides you with information about:
- Exporting Animals and Animal Germplasm - Information about sending your pets overseas can be found in the Going to Other Countries, Your Pets area of this site
- Are you considering exporting Plants or Plant products from New Zealand? (83 KB)
- Exporting Plant and Forest Products - Exporters of plants, plant and forestry products will want to view this section for existing phytosanitary requirements You may also need to be familiar with the international standard regulating wood packaging material in international trade which is also in this section.
- Approved Organisations and Suppliers
- Fees for Clearance of goods - Plants
- Fees for Clearance of goods - Animals and Animal Products
- Registers, Lists and Indexes you may need to consult.
Read through this section to become familiar with the various requirements. This will give you good background should you need to seek further information or advice from the country the products are being sent to.
The PAN MAF Market Access and Official Assurance Principles statement of policy encapsulates the Ministry for Primary Industries and principles that underpin bilateral market access protocols and certification arrangements for official assurances covering SPS and related aspects of trade.
Page last updated: 25 July 2014