IHS requirements tool for vehicles, machinery and parts

Importers can use this tool to quickly check the biosecurity requirements for importing vehicles, machinery, or parts.

Choose export and arrival dates
Pathway or type of transport
Pathway for parts
New or used

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First, check the definitions in the Import Health Standard

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If you're still not sure, email us at BMSB@mpi.govt.nz

Requirements

This is an unusual combination. Contact us to discuss the biosecurity standards you will need to meet.

Email: BMSB@mpi.govt.nz

 

Requirements

This is an unusual combination. Contact us to discuss the biosecurity standards you will need to meet.

Email: BMSB@mpi.govt.nz

Requirements

If used parts are being imported as an entire/whole machine that is intended to be dismantled for parts after arrival, MPI considers them to be an ‘entire/whole’ used machine (not parts). 

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

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Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

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Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

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Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

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Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

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Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

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Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Additional requirement

See Part B for the full list of commodity exclusions such as children's sail boats.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Additional requirement

See Part B for the full list of commodity exclusions such as children's sail boats.

Requirements

Your cargo must be

  • free of contaminants and pests
  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system.

Requirements

Your cargo must be

  • free of contaminants and pests
  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

  • Be managed by an MPI Approved System; OR
  • Be certified as clean and the cleaning certificate must be submitted to MPI before arrival in New Zealand

Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved system management OR a Cleaning Certificate

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treatment and must be cleaned internally and externally and certified.
  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS).
  • Must be cleaned internally and externally and certified.
  • have a cleaning certificate (including a statement of disassembly)

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A.

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management.

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treatment in accordance with ABTRT before arrival by an MPI Approved Offshore Treatment Provider
  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

 

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treated offshore at VCE1. See MPI-ABTRT and IHS for guidance around the higher treatment rate that must be used. plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • Parts to be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider
  • Loaded into the container and doors sealed within 24 hours of treatment OR parts to be loaded into the container, vents and doors to be sealed prior to treatment; and
  • Treated at VCE1 in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT);
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option B:

  • Treated at the Place of First Arrival (PoFA) or at an approved Transitional Facility within 120 hours of arrival; and
  • Treated at VCE1 in accordance MPI-ABTRT by an MPI Treatment Provider
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

Treatments which do not take place at the PoFA will require vent seals prior to movement off the wharf.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • Parts to be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider
  • Loaded into the container and doors sealed within 24 hours of treatment OR parts to be loaded into the container, vents and doors to be sealed prior to treatment; and
  • Treated at VCE1 in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT);
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option B:

  • Treated at the Place of First Arrival (PoFA) or at an approved Transitional Facility within 120 hours of arrival; and
  • Treated at VCE1 in accordance MPI-ABTRT by an MPI Treatment Provider
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

Treatments which do not take place at the PoFA will require vent seals prior to movement off the wharf.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treatment and must be cleaned internally and externally and certified.
  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS).
  • Must be cleaned internally and externally and certified.
  • have a cleaning certificate (including a statement of disassembly).
  • have a treatment certificate

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treatment in accordance with ABTRT before arrival by an MPI Approved Offshore Treatment Provider
  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

Additional

Excluded from additional requirements if the machinery is not drivable when in intended state of use; and is stored indoors between manufacture and loading into a fully enclosed Sea Container with the exception of strictly necessary periods of outdoor storage, no more than 4 hours at one time.; and accompanied by a manufacturer's declaration as per s5.3.1(2) guidance

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

Excluded from additional requirements when:

  • Not exported from Italy; and
  • Machinery is not drivable when in intended state of use; and
  • Stored indoors continuously between manufacture and loading into a fully sealed container (excepting strictly necessary periods of outdoors storage, no more than 4 hours at one time)
  • Documentation required: Manufactures declaration as per s5.3.1(2) guidance

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

Excluded from additional requirements when:

  • Not exported from Italy; and
  • Stored indoors continuously between manufacture and loading into a fully sealed container (excepting strictly necessary periods of outdoors storage, no more than 4 hours at one time)
  • Documents required: Manufactures declaration as per s6.3.1(2) guidance

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

Excluded from additional requirements when:

  • Not exported from Italy; and
  • Stored indoors continuously between manufacture and loading into a fully sealed container (excepting strictly necessary periods of outdoors storage, no more than 4 hours at one time)
  • Documents required: Manufactures declaration as per s3.2.1(2) guidance

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B or exclusion via Manufacturers Declaration

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B:

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

Excluded from additional requirements when:

  • Not exported from Italy; and
  • Stored indoors continuously between manufacture and loading into a fully sealed container (excepting strictly necessary periods of outdoors storage, no more than 4 hours at one time)
  • Documentation required: Manufactures declaration as per s7.2.1(2) guidance

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treatment by Fumigation or heat treatment
  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

Option C:

  • Fogging or spraying with residual insecticide.
  • Insecticide treatment must occur before arrival, include opening of all compartments, and be repeated on arrival in NZ.
  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate
  • Insecticide treatment must be repeated upon arrival in New Zealand in accordance with section 4.1.1. Option C (1) (d)

Additional

Excluded from additonal requirements if only stored indoors between manufacture and loading into a fully sealed container; and accompanied by a manufacturer's declaration.

Stored indoors between manufacture and loading with the exception of strictly necessary periods of outdoor storage, no more than 4 hours at one time, as per s4.1.1 (2) guidance

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A, B or C.

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated with fumigation or heat treatment in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option C

  • Must be treated offshore (externally and internally) by fogging or spraying with residual insecticide; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)
  • Treatment must be repeated on arrival in New Zealand in accordance with S4.1.1 Option C (1) (d)
  • Note: All compartments where BMSB may hide must be opened before the fogging or spraying takes place.
  • Documents required: Residual Insecticide Treatment Certificate.

Additional

See Part B for the full list of commodity exclusions such as children's sail boats.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A, B or C

Option A:

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated with fumigation or heat treatment in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option C

  • Must be treated offshore (externally and internally) by fogging or spraying with residual insecticide; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)
  • Treatment must be repeated on arrival in New Zealand in accordance with S4.1.1 Option C (1) (d)
  • Note: All compartments where BMSB may hide must be opened before the fogging or spraying takes place.
  • Documents required: Residual Insecticide Treatment Certificate.

Additional

See Part B for the full list of commodity exclusions such as children's sail boats.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

  • Be managed by an MPI Approved System; OR
  • Be certified as clean and the cleaning certificate must be submitted to MPI before arrival in New Zealand

Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved system management OR a Cleaning Certificate

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

Treatment

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)

Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

If wire cable or rope has not been used with agriculutral or forestry purposes then requirements are free of contaminants and pests only.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A or Option B

Option A

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Must be protected from exposure to water; and
  • Loaded into a fully sealed container within 24 hours of treatment with doors and vents sealed; OR
  • Loaded into a fully enclosed container with doors and vents sealed prior to treatment
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option B

  • Option B
  • Treated at the Place of First Arrival (PoFA) within 12 hours of arrival; and
  • Treated in accordance MPI-ABTRT by an MPI Treatment Provider
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Note: Treatments which do not occur within 12 hours may be completed within 48 hours of arrival if the vents are sealed on arrival and the doors remain closed.

Additional

For used, inflated tyres on rims see requirement under Used Parts derived from a vehicle outdoor / targeted machine

Requirements

  • Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.
  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Must be protected from exposure to water; and
  • Exported within 24 hours of treatment
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Additional

For used, inflated tyres on rims see requirement under Used Parts derived from a vehicle outdoor / targeted machine

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A, B or C

Option A

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated with fumigation or heat treatment in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.1 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option C

  • Must be treated offshore (externally and internally) by fogging or spraying with residual insecticide; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)
  • Treatment must be repeated on arrival in New Zealand in accordance with S4.1.1 Option C (1) (d)
  • Note: All compartments where BMSB may hide must be opened before the fogging or spraying takes place.
  • Documents required: Residual Insecticide Treatment Certificate.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A, B or C

Option A

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated with fumigation or heat treatment in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option C

  • Must be treated offshore (externally and internally) by fogging or spraying with residual insecticide; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)
  • Treatment must be repeated on arrival in New Zealand in accordance with S4.1.1 Option C (1) (d)
  • Note: All compartments where BMSB may hide must be opened before the fogging or spraying takes place.
  • Documents required: Residual Insecticide Treatment Certificate.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A, B or C

Option A

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated with fumigation or heat treatment in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option C

  • Must be treated offshore (externally and internally) by fogging or spraying with residual insecticide; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)
  • Treatment must be repeated on arrival in New Zealand in accordance with S4.1.1 Option C (1) (d)
  • Note: All compartments where BMSB may hide must be opened before the fogging or spraying takes place.
  • Documents required: Residual Insecticide Treatment Certificate.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 3 options for your cargo.

Option A, B or C

Option A

  • Must be managed by an MPI Approved System; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT) as part of system management
  • Documents required: Evidence of MPI Approved System management

Option B

  • Must be treated offshore by an MPI Approved Treatment Provider; and
  • Treated with fumigation or heat treatment in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT); and
  • Meet post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • Documents required: Treatment Certificate from MPI Approved Treatment Provider

Option C

  • Must be treated offshore (externally and internally) by fogging or spraying with residual insecticide; and
  • Treated in accordance with Approved Biosecurity Treatments (MPI-ABTRT)
  • Treatment must be repeated on arrival in New Zealand in accordance with S4.1.1 Option C (1) (d)
  • Note: All compartments where BMSB may hide must be opened before the fogging or spraying takes place.
  • Documents required: Residual Insecticide Treatment Certificate.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements 

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

There are no specific management requirements.

Requirements

Your cargo must be free of contaminants and pests.

You have 2 options for your cargo.

Option A:

  • use approved system management
  • show evidence of management before export
  • be treated according to an approved system
  • be certified according to the approved system

Option B:

  • Treated offshore as per MPI-ABTRT for BMSB plus post treatment requirements (see s9.1.2 of IHS)
  • have a treatment certificate

Documents

Vehicle, machinery, and parts import health standard (IHS) [PDF, 565 KB]

Approved Biosecurity Treatments for risk goods (MPI-ABTRT) [PDF, 1.1 MB]

Official MPI cleaning certificate template [PDF, 119 KB]

Sea container IHS [PDF, 320 KB]

Approved offshore treatment providers

Find manufacturer's declarations 

Sea containers have different requirements

There are separate BMSB requirements for sea containers.

Find out about importing containers and cargo

More information

This tool does not replace the import health standard, it’s a quick reference guide for the biosecurity requirements you need to meet.

Read more about BMSB season requirements 

If you have questions about this tool or these import requirements, email BMSB@mpi.govt.nz

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