Exporting commercial plants and plant products

Plant quarantine requirements apply for exporting plants and plant products to other states and territories.

Certification requirements for exporting plants and plant products from South Australia

Plant health certification may need to accompany imported regulated commercial plants and plant products. 

The certificates must state that the products are free of disease or have been appropriately treated in accordance with the Plant Quarantine Standard (PQS) South Australia.

There are 2 types of plant health certification:

  • Plant Health Certificates (PHC)
  • Plant Health Assurance Certificates (PHAC).

In some cases a Declaration of Source document (which declares that material did not originate in a high-risk area) can be used in lieu of a PHC / PHAC.

Plant Health Certificates (PHC)

Plant Health Certificates (PHC) issued by Biosecurity Inspectors in South Australia. (Fees apply)

Apply for Plant Health Certification (PDF 325.2 KB)

Plant Health Assurance Certificates (PHAC)

Plant Health Assurance Certificates (PHACs) issued by accredited businesses that use either: 

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Page Last Reviewed: 19 Feb 2015
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