A phytosanitory certificate is a document which confirms the health status of a plant material (Plant or plant product) that are exported to a country. The certificate is issued by the NPPO of the country of export confirming required import conditions requested by the country of import.

To obtain a phytosanitary certificate for export ready material from the NPQS:
  • Export ready material should comply with all the relevant laws, regulations and international conventions in Sri Lanka including but not limited to
    • Customs Ordinance
    • Fauna & Flora Protection Ordinance
    • Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Act
    • Forest Ordinance
    • Plant Protection Act
    • CITES/ CBD/ Cartagena Protocol/ Montreal Protocol
  • Material that needs special export permits must comply with the requirements (Patented material, prohibited articles etc.)