Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.
Original and official translation of the Import permit must be presented to the Authorised Officer at the time of making an appointment.
Exporters to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and to present to the Authorised Officer at time of inspection.
Nematodes (Trichodorus spp, Pratylenchus spp, Meloidogyne spp, Longidorus spp, Radopholus similis, Paratrichodorus spp) are not on seed export pathway for Brassica oleracea var. capitata. Freedom from these pests may be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate without citing an evidence.
A visual inspection of a representative sample may be used for endorsing freedom from White garden snail (Theba pisana), Garden snail (Helix aspersa), Darnel grass (lolium temulentum), Sandbar (Cenchrus spp) and Fruitfly (Ceratitis spp).
Exports are to present a laboratory test analysis certificate, a crop inspection certificate or an area freedom certificate for endorsing freedom from Bacterial leaf blight (Pseudomonas syringae pv. maculicola) and Blackleg (Leptosphaeria maculans).
Note: When endorsing area of production freedom on the phytosanitary certificate, a certificate from the respective state department is required.