Requirements

A list of requirements you need to meet when importing seafood.

Import health standards

Caviar for human consumption from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Commercial consignments of fresh/frozen/processed salmonids for human consumption from the European Union - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cooked Fish for Human Consumption from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Fish-eggs-roe for human consumption from the European Union - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Frozen nile perch from Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Heat-and-eat meals containing animal products from Australia - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Heat-and-eat meals containing animal products from Canada and the USA - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Marine Fisheries Products for human consumption from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Marine fisheries products for human consumption from the European Union - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Processed animal products for use by airlines and the military for flights leaving NZ - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Processed Tilapia and Catfish for Human Consumption from Specified Countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Salmonids for human consumption from Australia - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Salmonids for human consumption from specified countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Specified Foods for Human Consumption Containing Animal Products - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Specified meat products from Australia for use on flights leaving NZ - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Specified meat products from France for use on flights leaving NZ - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)

Notices

Animal Products Notice: Contaminant Specifications
Notice
Animal Products Notice: Regulated Control Scheme – Bivalve Molluscan Shellfish for Human Consumption (2018)
Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption
Notice
Food Notice: Importing Food
Notice
New Zealand List of scientific names of fish
Notice
Procedures for Selecting NZ Common Fish Names and Approved Foreign Fish Names
Notice

Requirements

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