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Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries

Application for Import Permit

Guidelines for application of import permit
  • Importers wishing to import plants into Dominica must obtain an Application Form from the Plant Protection and Quarantine Office at the Botanic Gardens.
  • The Permit must state:
    1. Country of Origin
    2. Name of Produce
    3. Quantity and weight
    4. Mode of transport
    5. Expected date of arrival
  • Applications must be submitted AT LEAST  ONE WEEK prior to arrival of goods.
  • Imports permits cost EC ten ($10) dollars and is valid for one consignment only.
  • All agricultural produce imported must be accompanied by a  Phytosanitary Certificate form the country of origin of produce.
  • All produce MUST BE INSPECTED upon arrival by the plant quarantine inspector.
  • The plant quarantine inspector reserves the right to reject or accept the produce based on its condition.
  • All imported produce must be pest and disease free, and free from soil.

NOTE PLEASE:

All arriving passengers and importers should contact the VETERINARY UNIT at the Botanical Gardens for information regarding the importation of meat, meat products and live animals.

Note:  Agricultural produce  imported must be inspected (Plant Protection Act 1986: Section 3).

Application form for Import Permit (PDF 51.3 KB)

Sample permit and submission form (PDF 518 KB)