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Country: Pakistan (PK)
Scientific Name: Avena sativa
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Consumption
NPPO Details:
Ministry of National Food Security & Research
Relevant Web Addresses:

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Export Criteria

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

General Requirements

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

A copy of the import permit must be presented to an Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

The laboratory test report must be attached with the Phytosanitary certificate.

​Where applicable, the exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the endorsement and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

Non-GMO certification

If certification is required (refer to import permit/NPPO notification), the exporter is responsible for ensuring that the consignment is accompanied by a Certificate as to Condition attesting that the seed has not been genetically modified.

If requested, a Certificate as to Condition (GX46) may be issued for the consignment if specifically supported from information supplied by Office of Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) and where it is a government requirement of the importing country for non-GMO certification (refer to import permit/NPPO Notification).

The following text must be added to the additional declaration field when a GX46 template is added to the RFP:

The Office of the Gene Technology Regulator has advised the department that there has been no intentional release into the Australian environment of genetically modified product(s) listed on this certificate


Consignments are to be fumigated with phosphine at 3grm/m3 at the port of loading.
The exporter is to provide evidence attesting to the treatment and present it to the Authorised Officer at the time of inspection.

​Details of treatment to be endorsed on the phytosanitary certificate in the treatment section.

Additional Declaration/Endorsements

Option 1 (EXDOC Endorsement No 844)
1) A representative sample was found free through laboratory testing of Halo Blights of Oats (Pseudomonas syringae pv coronafaciens), Stalk rot (Fusarium graminearum), Eye spot (Pseudocercosporella hertichoides),Victoria blight of oats (Cochiobolus victoriae), Fusarium blight (Fusarium culmorum, Fusarium graminearum), Glume rot (Pseudomonas syringae pv. atrofaciens), root rot (Pythium irregular and Pythium ultimum) and Stem nematode (Ditylenchus dipsaci),
2) A representative sample was inspected and found free from thrips (Limothrips spp.), mites and weed seeds.


GEP notification dated 18 November 2013

Latest updates

08/03/2022 - Update to non-GMO requirements.

Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 08/03/2022