Criteria and procedure for the inspection and issuance of phytosanitary certificates for export

     The principles and conditions for the inspection and issuance of phytosanitary certificates for export are as follows:

      1. The applicant must comply with the 1964 Plant Quarantine Act, as amended by the 1999 Plant Quarantine Act (No. 2), and the 2008 Plant Quarantine Act (No. 3).

      2. Application Procedures

         For Advance Applications of Form Por Kor 7 according to Export Plan 

    • Applications must be submitted in person at the Agricultural Product Export Service Group of the Department of Agriculture.
    • Applicants must wait for the officials to review their documents and receive a PQ number.
    • Once the products are ready for export, the PQ number, along with the date, time, and location must be reported to officials for inspection and/or pest control through a telephone call.
    • The process outlined in the public manual will start counting from the time the applicant notifies the officials via telephone.

        For Individual Applications of Form Por Kor 7

    • Applicants must prepare products ready for export.
    • Applications must be sent via fax to number 02-579 1581.
    • Applicants must then call to verify the correctness of the documents and request a FAX number. They also need to provide the date, time, and location for inspection. (If no work is notified within 2 days, the request will be immediately canceled).
    • The procedure in accordance with the public manual begins once the applicant receives the FAX number and specifies the date, time, and place for the inspection.

      3. Non-Bangkok/Metropolitan Areas: For jobs outside of Bangkok or metropolitan areas, officials must be notified at least one day prior to the job commencement.

      4. After Inspection: Once the product has been approved through inspection and/or pest control measures by the officials, the exporter must export the product within 14 days from the date of inspection completion. In the case of fumigation, the period begins from the fumigation completion date. If the exporter is unable to export within 14 days, they must inform the officials to inspect and/or conduct pest control again.

Data updated on May 17, 2023.
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