1. Plant Protection Division, Department of Agriculture (National Plant Protection Organization NPPO-Myanmar) has requested to NPPOs to provide PRA data information of plants and plant products that they intend to export to Myanmar on Oct 2016.
    • Pest Risk Analysis (PRA) data information is required for the import of plants and plant products into Myanmar. Without PRA data information, Import Certificate will not be issued and it has been commenced on 1.1.2017.
    • No. of Import Certificate (IC No.) issued by Plant Protection Division, Department of Agriculture, Myanmar must be mentioned
      in the field of additional declaration of Phytosanitary Certificate of country of origin and it has been commenced from 1.10.2017.
  2. Plant Pest Quarantine Law was enacted in 1993 and currently, it has being revised to be updated in line with International standard.

PRA request to IPPC contact points

Dear NPPO official contact points,

Greetings from NPPO-Myanmar!

I would like to request you that if your country intends to export any plants and plant products either for consumption or planting, please kindly support the PRA data information of intended export commodity to NPPO-Myanmar.

PRA form is herewith attached for your information.

Thank you for your kind cooperation.

Aung Kyaw Oo

Director, Head of Plant Protection Division (NPPO-Myanmar)

1.      National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of exporting country must submit a request in writing for import permission to Director of Plant  Protection Division, Department of Agriculture at following address:

Director

Plant protection Division

Department of Agriculture

Yangon

Telephone    +95 01 644214

Facsimile      +95 01 644019

Email directorppddoa@gmail.com

2.        Data information of plants and plant products that to be considered for Pest Risk Analysis

2.1      Complete address of NPPO with telephone, facsimile and email contact in information

2.2      Information about proposed export commodity to Myanmar

2.2.1  Scientific Name, including author(s)

2.2.2  Taxonomic classification

2.2.3  Synonyms

2.2.4  Common Name

2.2.5  Variety / Cultivar

2.2.6  Plant part to be exported

2.2.7  Purposed end use of the Commodity

2.2.8  Export destination (Other Countries)

2.2.9  Photograph of the commodity

2.3      Information about production area

2.3.1  States, regions, provinces

2.3.2  Area Maps

2.3.3  Climatological description of the production area

2.3.4  Amount proposed for export

2.4      Information about production and cultivation

2.4.1  Specific pest management Surveillance programs and Certification schemes (e.g. Survey data/sampling method etc.)

2.4.2  Product from area officially certified pest free by NPPO

2.4.3  Internal legislative restriction (e.g. pest free areas, import control measures/ requirements etc.)

2.4.4  Production and cultivation Source

Production

Harvesting method

Harvesting period

Scientific name and synonyms Organism type(insect, mite, fungi, bacteria etc.) Order Family Common name Plant part attacked Distribution Reference

2.5      Information about pests associated with proposed export commodity and vectors of the pathogenic agents attacking the crop

 

Scientific name and synonyms Organism type(insect, mite, fungi, bacteria etc.) Order Family Common name Plant part attacked Distribution Reference

2.6      Information about post-harvest management

2.6.1  Packing methods

2.6.2  Inspection procedures

2.6.3  Post-harvest disinfestation/disinfection treatments

2.6.4  Storage condition and security

2.6.5  Transportation (National and International)

2.7      Current phytosanitary certification procedures (e.g. field inspection, sampling, additional declaration etc.)

2.8      Result of pest risk analysis which have been carried out in other countries

2.9      All data (if possible) provided to be less than 10 years old and validated endorsed by NPPO of exporting country

Greetings from NPPO-Myanmar!

NPPO-MM has been issuing Import Certificate for the plants and plant products that are intended to import into Myanmar from trading partners.

Phytosanitary Certificate from country of origin must be attached with import plants and plant products.

Please take note that the No. of Import Certificate for Plants and Plant Products (4 digits, highlighted in green colour in the attached sample of Import Certificate) must be described in Additional Declaration of Phytosanitary Certificate of country of origin. It will come into effect on 1st October 2017.

Transition period will be until all consignments using the existing certificates have been cleared import inspection.

I appreciate your assistance in informing your border officials of our request to add No. of Import Certificate in Phytosanitary Certificate of country of origin. Sample of Import Certificate with general attachment for quarantine significant pest and treatment are herewith attached for your information. Import Certificate will be valid for (3 months) from date issued.

I would invite you to contact via email on directorppddoa@gmail.com the IPPC Official Contact Point of Myanmar should you have any questions regarding this matter.

 

Kindest regards,

Aung Kyaw Oo