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Country: South Africa (ZA)
Scientific Name: Avena spp.
Group: Grains / Seeds
End Use: Processing
NPPO Details:
Department Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries Directorate Plant Health & Quality
Relevant Web Addresses:

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Export Criteria

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

Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, Republic of South Africa requires a declaration by the importer that "the seed will not be used for propagation purposes." Depending on the import permit, a statement by the importer that "the seed will be used for processing purposes" may also be required. It is the importer's responsibility to fulfil these requirements.


Additional Declaration/Endorsements


Import permits dated 22 January 2014, 20 January 2021.

Latest updates

08/02/2021 - Updated general requirements to state that a phytosanitary certificate is required.

Initial Uploaded: 29/07/2014
Reviewed Uploaded: 13/12/2021