You will require this certificate if you intend to export certain plant or plant products from Australia.
A phytosanitary certificate is issued by the Australian government for the benefit of the government of the importing country, testifying to the plant health status of the certified product.
The certificate guarantees that Australian plants or plant products:
- have been inspected and tested using appropriate procedures
- are considered to be free from quarantine pests and practically free from other injurious pests
- conform to current phytosanitary regulations of the importing country.