Biosecurity & Plant Health

Services Provided

  • 1. Inspection of incoming vessels, aircrafts, mails, passengers, baggage and cargoes to ensure that they are free from plant and animal pests & diseases and comply with import requirements
  • 2. Assessment of import application
  • 3. Issuance of import permits on plants, animals and their products, second hand goods, and sand & gravel
  • 4. Issuance of phytosanitary certificate for plant products to be taken abroad by air and sea travelers
  • 5. Conduct import risk assessment to determine import conditions for regulated goods
  • 6. Inspection and certification of commercial regulated goods for export
  • 7. Conduct national surveillance and surveys on weeds, plant pests and diseases
  • 8. Inspection and treatment of planting materials to ensure that they do not carry pests and diseases to outer islands
  • 9. Conduct research trials on control measures applicable for plant pests and diseases in atoll conditions
  • 10. Prepare technical advisory information on biosecurity and plant protection for mass production and dissemination by ITE

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Ministry of Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development
Bikenibeu, Tarawa
Republic of Kiribati

Phone #: 75228211, 75228212, 63030030

Open Monday to Friday
From 9AM to 5:15pm

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