MPI provides official assurance that New Zealand product meets defined requirements. The MPI web site has two web pages with information on such programmes.
MPI runs 2 pre clearance programmes which allow product to be inspected in New Zealand and enter the importing country without further inspection .
The 2 programmes listed on this MPI web page include:
MPI administers a number of compliance programmes for specific crops to specific countries . These are listed alphabetically on the page and include :
MPI maintains a list of the ICPR's of our main trading partners . These are available on the MPI website .
Prior to export it is important that the relevant ICPR is checked to ensure the product you wish to send is suitable for export and in a condition that will allow it to enter the Country.
An IVA will check export product to verify it fulfills these requirements either
Once the product complies with a Countries ICPR it can be provided with a phytosanitary certificate.
In most cases the IVA will be able to print the certificate on official MPI paper immediately. For France, Mexico and the United Arab emirates a wet signature is required.