Issue a Release Permit for an Agricultural Products Consignment

  • Service Code D1-1-AAA-42-Q
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1 Working Day

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Abu Dhabi
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Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi Airport Center for Agricultural and veterinary Quarantine
Al Guwaifat Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Khalifa Port Center for Agriculture and Veterinary Quarantine
Khatm Al Shaklah Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Mazyad Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Dubai
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Dubai
Al Hamriya Port Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Al Maktoum Airport Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Al Marasi Port Center for Agricultural Quarantine
Dubai Flower Center for Agricultural Quarantine
Hatta Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Jabel Ali Port Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Sharjah
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Sharjah
Khalid Port Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Khatm Al Malaha Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Sharjah Airport Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Ras Al Khaimah
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Ras Al Khaimah
Al Darah Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine
Ras Al Khaimah Airport Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

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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

Service Fees

500 AED for the release of the consignment 150 AED for check or recheck the dispatch of cut flowers or indoor plants imported into the country

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