Skip to Content

Import Conditions

Search Import Questions Import Conditions Onshore Outcomes

Advanced Search
Search parameters
Australia
3 July 2022

Locating an import case using a scientific name is a 3 step process. Use the filter to find available names, select from the list and then click search.

Advanced Search
Search parameters
Import Into: Australia
8 August 2022

You may locate import cases by using at least the first 4 digits of a tariff code. Not entering the full 10 digits may return multiple results.

Advanced Search
Search parameters
8 August 2022

Search Results

Select an import item that best matches what you want to import to continue the process.

Non Commodity
Non commodity conditions apply to all packaging, containers and transport methods used to bring goods into the country. Refer to the Non Commodity case to review the non commodity conditions related to your import.

Showing 41 - 50 Results of 140

Actinidia spp. (kiwi fruit, gooseberry) for use as nursery stock

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the import requirements for permitted Actinidia spp. as nursery stock. All permitted Actinidia spp. nursery stock requires an import permit prior to importation into Australia. Tissue cultures and the media they are grown in will be inspected for visible contamination, require phytosanitary certification and a minimum 6 months growth period at the government’s post-entry quarantine facility where they will be screened for disease. Dormant budwood will require inspection, chemical treatment and a minimum 12 months growth period at the government’s post-entry quarantine facility where it will be screened for disease. All other forms of plant material are not permitted. Warning: This is a summary only. For full import conditions please refer to the details contained in this BICON case.

Matched Term: screened, plant, material

Mineral and metal ores, rock and sand

Effective 1 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of inorganic material (e.g. mineral ores, pebbles, rock, stone, sand, volcanic ash etc.) or articles containing these materials imported for all uses other than as animal foods, fertilisers or growing purposes.

Matched Term: material, materials

Xylella fastidiosa hosts for use as nursery stock

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of Xylella fastidiosa hosts as nursery stock.

Matched Term: Plant, Plants

Non-Commodity Cargo Clearance

Effective 2 July 2022 to 8 July 2022

All imports are subject to the non-commodity import conditions described in this case. Non-commodity import conditions apply to all packaging, containers and transport methods used to bring goods into the country. These conditions are in addition to the conditions that apply to the goods being imported.

Matched Term: material, materials

Plant species that are weeds Changes

Effective 4 June 2022 to 28 July 2022

This case contains information on plant species that are not permitted entry for the end use of seed for sowing or nursery stock as they have been assessed as posing a high risk of becoming weeds in Australia.

Matched Term: Plant

Plant species requiring further assessment Alerts

Effective 4 June 2022 to 6 August 2022

This case contains information on plant species that are not permitted entry for the end use of seed for sowing or nursery stock because insufficient information is available on their risk status.

Matched Term: Plant

Plant based fabric, textiles or yarn

Effective 1 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant based articles that are highly processed, flexible fabrics consisting of a network of natural fibres made through weaving, knitting, spreading, crocheting or bonding.

Matched Term: Plant

Plant pollen

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant pollen.

Matched Term: Plant

Plant products for ceremonial and exhibition use

Effective 2 July 2022 to 21 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of plant products for ceremonial and exhibition use.

Matched Term: Plant

Ricinus communis seed for sowing

Effective 2 July 2022 to 7 July 2022

This case describes the requirements for the importation of Ricinus communis seed. Note: The genus Ricinus is considered to be monotypic, with Ricinus communis being the only species. Previously described species within the genus Ricinus have been transferred to other genera or grouped within R. communis. R. communis may be imported under the following conditions: All seed for sowing is required to have an import permit prior to importation into Australian territory. All seed must be free of contamination when inspected on arrival. The seed must be packaged in clean, new packaging with the botanical name clearly identified. All seed must be grown in an approved post entry quarantine facility in Australian territory, from seedling emergence to seed harvest, where the material will be visually screened for disease. Where all biosecurity conditions are met, the seed will be released. For full import conditions, please refer to the details contained in this BICON case.

Matched Term: material, screened, plant


Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry | © Commonwealth of Australia | Accessibility | Privacy | Conditions of Use | Department Feedback | australia.gov.au