Mandatory plant quarantine of imported sample shipments of various seeds
Iranian Customs announced the mandatory quarantine of imported samples of plant seeds and plant organs. According to ISNA, according to a section notified to the country’s executive customs by the Office of Imports and Free Zones of Iran, the clearance of imported consignments of various seeds and plant organs is subject to the opinion of plant quarantine inspectors. The clearance must be approved by the plant quarantine inspectors.
According to this report, the text of the customs notification section is as follows:
“Attached to the letter No. 95/502/4186 dated 11 December 2016 of the Commercial Regulations and Standards Office of the Ministry of Jihad Agriculture regarding the need to review and announce the opinion of plant quarantine inspectors in clearing the consignments of imported samples of seeds and plant organs, please order with “Fully comply with the rules, take the necessary action as usual.”