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Obtain phytosanitary certificate with additional declaration  (4) expand_more expand_less

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Summary of the procedure

Institutions involved 1 expand_more expand_less

Plant Quarantine Station (BIA) (x 4)

Results 1 expand_more expand_less

Phytosanitary certificate with additional declaration

Required Documents expand_more expand_less

Application for registration of exporters ( PQ form 1)
Application for phytosanitary certificate
Packing list (x 3)
Certificate of origin
No objection letter
Fumigation certificate
Test report
Organic certificate
Payment receipt

Estimated cost LKR  162

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LKR 162 -
LKR  162 per consignment
Payment for phytosanitary certificate

Total Duration 45mn - 4h. 40mn  expand_more expand_less

  min max
Total time (sum): 45mn 4h. 40mn
of which:
Waiting time in queue (sum): 20mn 50mn
Attention at counter: 25mn 50mn
Waiting time until next step (sum): 0mn 3h.

Laws 5 expand_more expand_less

Extraordinary Gazette No.165/2 of 1981 Extraordinary Gazette No.165/2 of 1981
  Section 18
FAUNA AND FLORA PROTECTION (AMENDMENT) ACT, No. 22 OF 2009 Fauna and Flora Protection (amendment) Act No. 22 of 2009
Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance
Forest Act 2009 No 65 Forest Conservation Ordinance 2009 No 65
Plant Protection Act No: 35 of 1999 Plant Protection Act No: 35 of 1999
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