Requirements

A list of requirements you need to meet when exporting fruit and vegetables.

Canada Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Regulations (2011)

Food Standards Australia New Zealand

Guidance on MPI Approved Organisations with Multiple Operational Sites [PDF, 1 MB]

New plant export certification standards

The Plant Exports Certification Review of the MPI standards governing New Zealand's export phytosanitary certification is complete. Revised standards are effective from 1 June 2015. Refer to the implementation guide for more about the transition from the current 2006 standards to the new 2015 revised standards.

Read about the review, transitioning to the new standards and guidance for MPI-approved organisations


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Plant export certification standards

New standards from 1 June 2015

After consultation with the horticultural, forestry and arable sectors, MPI updated the standards for plant export phytosanitary certification. The new standards came into effect on 1 June 2015.

If your organisation wants to become an MPI-Approved Organisation (MAO) then you must meet the requirements of the new 2015 standards.

If you have any questions, contact your independent verification agency (IVA) or email plantexports@mpi.govt.nz.


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Export Certification Standard - Pest Identifier Requirements (Requirements for the recognition of third party suppliers of plant pest identification services)
Plant Export Certification Standard
Export Certification Standard - Pest List Requirements (requirements for the preparation of pest lists)
Plant Export Certification Standard
Export Certification Standard - Treatment Supplier Programme
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Certification Standard: Assurance System Framework
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Certification Standard: IVA Requirements
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Certification Standard: Organisation Requirements
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Technical Standard: Audit
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Technical Standard: Certification Mark for Wood Packaging
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Technical Standard: Pest Freedom Survey
Plant Export Certification Standard
MPI Technical Standard: Phytosanitary Inspection
Plant Export Certification Standard
UNECE Standard for Apples (2011)
Plant Export Certification Standard
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