Importing Micro-Organisms, Micro-Biologicals and Laboratory Specimens
Each request to import micro-organisms, micro-biologicals and laboratory specimens is assessed on a case by case basis.
Import Health Standard
Approved Tuber spp.(truffles) for inoculation can be imported under the standard PIT-IMP-TUBER Importation into New Zealand of specified fresh and frozen Tuber species (truffles).
- PIT-IMP-TUBER Importation into New Zealand of specified fresh and frozen Tuber species (truffles) (435 KB)
To import micro-organisms, micro-biologicals and laboratory specimens for commercial or laboratory purposes, a valid import permit is required.
To apply for a permit, complete the appropriate Application for Permit to Import.
The completed form should be returned to MPI Plant Imports, where requirements will be checked before an import permit is issued. Allow 10 working days for processing.
Plant Imports Team
- Border Standards Directorate
Ministry for Primary Industries
P.O. Box 2526
- Fax: +64 4 894 0662
Page last updated: 30 April 2012