Plant health: update of the "special requirements" for the import of plants

| Plant Protection Service Control

When importing live plants (other than tissue culture) from third countries, certain "additional declarations" must be included on the phytosanitary certificate.

Due to an amendment to the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072 with 11.01.2023 certain "additional declarations" have to be indicated on the phytosanitary certificate when importing live plants (except tissue cultures) from third countries.

The amendment to the Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072 can be found at the following link:

For detailed information on phytosanitary import requirements, please contact the team of the Official Plant Protection Service:

Amtlicher Pflanzenschutzdienst Spargelfeldstraße 191 1220 Vienna, Austria Tel: +43 (0)5 0555-33302 / 33324 E-mail:


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