Specific Conditions

Country/ Agency Inspection of goods required Import requirements into destination Export requirements from country of origin Other conditions Agency
Import permit Zoosanitary/ Phytosanitary

Certification

CITES permit Export permit Zoosanitary/ Phytosanitary certification CITES permit
 Australia  √  x

 

x  A Quarantine entry is required. Consignments must be free of any organic material and other biosecurity risk material. If the consignment is contaminated they will be subject to treatment. Please refer to treatment option in appendix A.

Refer to the online Department of Agriculture’s Import Conditions Database (ICON) to verify conditions for particular products, http://www.agriculture.gov.au/import/online-services/bicon

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Cook Islands x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of products made from this commodity.   Ministry of Agriculture, Biosecurity Division
Fiji x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of products made from this commodity.   Biosecurity Authority of Fiji

 

Guam x x x x x x  Items should be accompanied by a soil permit (PPQ Form 525) and a phytosanitary certificate which declares soil/ clay was heat treated at 250F or 121C for 2 hours in layers no thicker than ½”. United States Department of Agriculture/ Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service

 

Hawaii x x x x x x
Kiribati x x x x x x

There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of products made from this commodity. Export clearance and certification is granted if biosecurity requirements of the receiving country have been compiled with and if the product is clear of any infestation or contamination. The biosecurity officer can refuse certification if these conditions are not complied with.

 If an importing article is found to be infected, infested or contaminated the article may be detained and treated at the expense of the importer.

Kiribati Quarantine and Inspection Services 
Marshall Islands x x x x x x No conditions specified for this commodity.

Entry may be refused into or movement within the republic if they are known to be, or are suspected of being infected or infested with disease or pests.

Ministry of Agriculture
Nauru x x x x x  All products must be imported only through a designated official point of entry which include: Airport: Nauru International Airport, Nauru Boat Harbour and/ or Anibare Community Channel, Nauru General Post Office.

Plant and Animal Quarantine Entry Permits Application must be made prior to arrival/ entry of products.

If any product or goods imported is suspected to be carrying a pest it shall be detained and treated and/ or destroyed

Ministry of Agriculture
New Caledonia x x

 

x x x

 

x  Handicrafts are not usually cleared New Caledonia prior to export. They are checked/ cleared at country of destination. Items should not carry raw earth.

Import of items are cleared upon inspection.

DAVAR
 New Zealand  √  x x x  Clay that is visually free of organic material, commercially packed and intended for manufacturing or as absorbents is permitted without restriction for example pottery  Ministry of Primary Industries
Niue x x x x x x  No conditions specified for this commodity Ministry of Agriculture
Norfolk x x x x x There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity. Quarantine regulations generally mirror those in Australia. Flights into Norfolk are via Brisbane, Sydney and Auckland and therefore it is likely that you may be subject to quarantine inspection in these countries depending on your time in transit.  Norfolk Island Health and Quarantine
Palau x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity.

 

 Bureau of Agriculture, Ministry of Resources and Development

 

PNG x x x x x

 

x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity.     NAQIA
Rapanui x x x x x There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity.  Quarantine regulations generally mirror those in Chile as Rapanui (Easter Island) is a province of Chile. Animal and plant products generally need a certificate (“FITOSANITARIO”) issued by the Department of Agriculture.  Department of Agriculture
Samoa x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity. Samoa Quarantine Division
Solomon Islands

 

x x x x x x

 

 There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity.    Biosecurity Solomon Islands
Tahiti Nui/ French Polynesia  If you want to import a species covered by the Annexes to CITES, you must, first file an application for an import CITES permit from the Delegation to the research and technology of the High Commissioner. When a species is listed on the annexes to the CITES, the words included in the CITES database EPI.    Quarantine and Plant Protection, Service du Development Rural Ministere de L’Agriculture
Tokelau x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity.  However on entry they are subject to a risk analysis and if it is determined that there are biosecurity risks treatment, and/ or any other conditions may need to be complied with in order to clear the products.  Ministry of Agriculture
Tonga x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity.   Quarantine Tonga
Tuvalu x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements relating to import and export of handicrafts made from this commodity. However on entry they are subject to a risk analysis and if it is determined that there are biosecurity risks treatment, and/ or any other conditions may need to be complied with in order to clear the products.  Ministry of Agriculture
Vanuatu x x x x x x  There are no specific requirements.

 

 Biosecurity Vanuatu
Wallis and Futuna x x x x x x  Export of all handicraft items require a certificate of approval from BIVAP prior to being taken outside Wallis and Futuna. Handicrafts brought in by tourists who transit through Wallis and Futuna are inspected at borders. Those handicrafts that are bought from shops are usually allowed through. Handicrafts made at home are subject to closer scrutiny.   BIVAP

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