Requirements

A list of requirements you need to meet when importing fresh fruit and vegetables.

Import health standards are changing – October 2018

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) is doing a review of all fresh fruit and vegetable import health standards.

This includes Import Health Standard (IHS) 152.02: Importation and Clearance of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables for Human Consumption.

As part of the review, MPI is developing new format commodity standards. MPI is converting all fresh fruit and vegetable schedules in IHS 152.02 and individual country: commodity standards to the new format. We expect to complete this review by the end of October 2018.

When the new commodity standards are issued, MPI will revoke IHS 152.02.

Note: this is an administrative format change only. It will not affect any existing import measures or requirements.

Guidance for import health standards

Draft guidance is available to help you understand how to meet the requirements of the fresh product import health standards on this page.

Download the Guidance document: Importing fresh produce for consumption [PDF, 824 KB]

Import health standards

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Avocado (Persea americana) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Avocado (Persea americana) from Tonga - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Bananas (Musa spp) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) from Fiji - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) from Samoa - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis) from Tonga - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Capsicum (Capsicum annuum) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Capsicum (Capsicum annuum) from Netherlands - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Capsicum (Capsicum annuum) from New Caledonia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cherries (Prunus avium) from the United States of America - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Chillis (Capsicum frutescens) from the Cook Islands - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Citrus (Citrus spp) from the Arab Republic of Egypt - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Citrus (Citrus spp) from Vanuatu - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Coconut (Cocos nucifera) from Tuvalu - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) from Australia - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) from Vanuatu - Fresh Fruit/Vegetables - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
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