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:

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 (offsite link to www.foodsafety.govt.nz) 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