Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
An import permit is not required to be sighted at either inspection or issuance of export certification BUT is required by China on arrival.
If an import permit is not available the Phytosanitary certificate is to be issued with Import Permit completed as NOT SUPPLIED.
If an import permit is provided in which the conditions vary from the protocol, please refer to the Horticulture Exports Program in Canberra before any further export activity is undertaken.
Apples only produced in the State of Tasmania from areas where trap surveys for Codling Moth (Cydia pomonella) are being conducted are permitted to be exported to China. Growers and packhouses must be export listed for China.
The export-approved packhouse number/s must be entered into the “shipping marks” section of the EXDOC Request for Permit (RFP) and be in the example format of: PACKHOUSE NO: XXXX
Workplans are available through MICoR Plants in the 'Documents' section. Access is restricted and requires a logon.