Yes, plant parts which are used for planting or propagation such as seeds, seedlings, cuttings, budwood, tissue culture, and other materials can be imported into the country upon request of an Import Permit.
2. Why an Import Permit is required to import plants? Import Permit is a requirement under the Plants Act 1976 to control the importation of plants. The Import Permit states the phytosanitary requirements that the exporting country should comply to ensure the planting materials imported are free from dangerous pests or diseases which are harmful to the agricultural industry in the country.
3. Which other materials require a Plant Import Permit (PIP)? Other materials that require a Plant Import Permit (PIP) are: