Issue an agricultural consignment release

Service Code

D1-1-AAA-42-Q

Service Description

Through this service, approval is obtained to release agricultural products, including cut flowers and vegetable products (fresh fruits and vegetables) and raw timber (timber that is not subject to the following manufacturing processes: coking, multi-mode, With a thickness of less than 6 mm), and fodder of plant origin. inspection to these consignments will be done upon their arrival at the entry point and are released after ensuring that they comply with the all import requirements.

Service Procedures
  1. Fill out the e-form
  2. E - Payment
  3. Visual inspection and laboratory tests (if required)
  4. Issuing the Electronic Permit
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Target Audience
Individual Companies
Required Documents
  1. Origin certificate
  2. Phytosanitary certificate issued the competent authority of the exporting country 
  3. Copy of the customs manifest, bill of lading or delivery authorization
  4. List of contents or invoice

Vegetable and fruit consignments:

In addition to the above documents, you must attach:

  • Certificate of analysis for pesticide residues for plant products coming from exporting countries according to the circulars issue by the Department of Agricultural Development and Health

Raw Wood consignments:

In addition to the above documents, you must attach:

  • Heat Treatment Certificate (For woods), Or to be mentioned in the additional declaration clause in the phytosanitary certificate
Terms and Conditions

First: General requirements:

  1. It is prohibited to enter agricultural shipments infected with any of the quarantine & regulated non quarantine plant pests.
  2. The importing country should not be prohibited.
  3. When importing the main hosts demonstrated in the link below and from countries infected with the Fall army worm, as a phytosanitary measure: for fruits and plants to prove in the additional declaration of Phytosanitary certificates that the consignments is free from fall armyworm, for Feed (Groundnut, soybean, cotton, Lucerne, sorghum, clover) to prove in the Disinfestations and/or Disinfection Treatment of Phytosanitary certificates that the consignment has been treated with fumigation.

https://www.moccae.gov.ae/assets/download/5775fff5/M322-18%20cc.pdf.aspx?view=true

Second: Special requirements for vegetables and fruits:

  1. It should be free of pesticide residues or within the permissible limits in accordance with the standards adopted by the United Arab Emirates, and in accordance with the decisions issued by the Ministry (for the following countries and types): 
  • -Jordan: A certificate of analysis of pesticide residues of all kinds of vegetables and fruits should be attached. According to the mechanism in force in cooperation with the local authorities, the product is banned for the Violator exporter.
  • -Egypt: A certificate of analysis of pesticide residues of all kinds of vegetables and fruits should be attached. According to the mechanism in force in cooperation with the local authorities, the product is banned for the Violator exporter.
  • -Oman: Watercress is prohibited. A certificate of pesticide residue analysis for all types of vegetables and fruits should be attached
  • -Lebanon: apples prohibited, attach a certificate of analysis of pesticide residues for all types of fruits
  • -Turkey: Attach a certificate of pesticide residue analysis for both pomegranate and lemon consignments.

 2. When importing (tomato, eggplant, potato, pepper and beans) from countries infected with Tomato leafminer described in the link below, as a phytosanitary measure to prove in the additional declaration of Phytosanitary certificates that the consignments is free from all pest stages.

https://www.moccae.gov.ae/assets/download/94cec8c8/M423-12.pdf.aspx?view=true

Used Forms

None

Service Time

1 Working Day