This guide focuses on import verification as an aspect of the broader subject of import regulation. It describes the foundation for import verification and provides guidance to national plant protection organizations (NPPOs) on the operation, process, requirements, and pathways of import verification that they should consider. The guide discusses seven key areas including import requirements, the import verification framework, phytosanitary measures for imported consignments, audit and compliance procedures, national legislation, import pathways and non-compliances.
Phytosanitary system: Phytosanitary Import Regulatory System
Related international standards: ISPM 20 , ISPM 45