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Procedure NamePhytosanitary Certificate for Re-Export of Plants and Plant Products

Phytosanitary Certificate for Re-Export of Plants and Plant Products



Responsible Agency       

Ministry of Agriculture
Address: Malkerns Research Station,


Phone: (+268) 2527 4069/75/71/95


Legal base of the Procedure

Plant Health Protection Act, 2013


 Free of charge


Required Documents


Type of information



Import Permit from destination country

Other documents necessary for the appplication which may include an invoice. 


Process Steps

Step 1

The applicant visits the office of the National Plant Health Inspectorate Services

Step 2

The applicant meets with the Inspector, providing all necessary details of the intended phytosanitary certificate, including mandatory Import Permit of destination country.

Step 3

The Inspector processes the application, and conducts an inspection on the consignment being imported. It could either be brought to the DARSS offices in malkerns or the Inspector can go to where the consignment is. 

Step 4

If approved, the applicant receives 2 copies of certificate and may proceed with the re-exporting of the plants/plant products in accordance to customs formalities.

Step 5 

A copy of the permit and related information are filed for record keeping.





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Phytosanitary Certificate for Re-exports of Plant / Plant ProductsPermit RequirementDepartment of Agricultural Research and Specialist ServicesThis is a legal document used by an importer when a consignment comes from one country, into Eswatini to get to a third Country. An import permit is required. This certificate is currently free of charge. The Plant Health Protection Act, 2013 09-09-9999Good