Apples

Scientific Name
Malus spp
Apples (Fruit)

European Union (EU)

European Union (EU)

Malus spp
Apples

Fruit - Fresh No
NPPO details:
European Commission, Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety
Relevant web addresses:
https://ec.europa.eu/food/plant_en

Export Criteria

Criteria Criteria Required?
Import Permit No
Phytosanitary Certificate Yes
Additional Declaration/Endorsement Yes
Protocol Market No

General Requirements

​Importing requirements for member countries of the European Union are laid out in Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 of the European Parliament of The Council, and the accompanying Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072. 

Individual member countries may choose to adopt or enforce additional requirements at their discretion. Exporters are responsible for independently verifying the importing country conditions with the importing NPPO. Known additional requirements will be published in individual country MICoR cases. 

France does not accept electronically-produced phytosanitary certificates, and requires the hardcopy phytosanitary certificate to be manually signed and ink stamped by a departmental officer. Contact Assessment Services Group at PlantExportsNDH@agriculture.gov.au to confirm printing and collection of hard copy phytosanitary certificates.
 

Consignments are to be free from pests, soil, weed seeds and extraneous material.

​It is the exporter’s responsibility to ensure that the phytosanitary certificate is issued within 14 days of the consignment being exported from Australia.

Refer to the departure date and inspection date in the Request for Permit.


Treatment


Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement 5833)
1) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 66(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the fruits originate in Australia which is recognised as being free from Lesser apple worm (Grapholita prunivora), Manchurian fruit moth (Grapholita inopinata) and Apple maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella),
2) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 64(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the fruits originate in Australia which is recognised as being free from Leaf branch and fruit disease (Botryosphaeria kuwatsukai),
3) This consignment complies with Annex VII, point 65(a) of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072; the fruits originate in Australia which is recognised as being free from Apple curculio (Anthonomus quadrigibbus).


Reference

Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072


Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 21/07/2020