Import Verification

A guide to import verification for national plant protection organizations
38 A4 English, French 2020

This manual addresses import verification as an aspect of the broader subject of import regulation. It draws extensively on requirements specified in several International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures (ISPMs) and the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). It sets the stage or basis for import verification and provides guidance to national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) on the operation of an import verification system, the process of import verification, requirements for import verification and pathways that should be considered.