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Bhutan - Apply for Phytosanitary Certificate

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Apply In Person/ By Post:

  1. To apply for a Phytosanitary certificate, Applicant has to approach the Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority (BAFRA). Contact details are listed below under the “office locations and contacts” section
  2. You have to submit an Application form to BAFRA.
  3. Application form can be found on the following link: Link
  4. Download the application form and fill up your details.
  5. Please make sure you have all the required documents that are listed under the “Required documents” section of this page.
  6. The applicant has to submit the duly filled application form and Documents to BAFRA in Person or by Post. Contact details are listed below under the “office locations and contacts” section
  7. After the application form is processed, The Inspector visits the premises and inspects the shipment destined for export.
  8. Once the inspection yields satisfactory results, the inspector issues a Phytosanitary Certificate.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Commercial invoice
  • Laboratory Test Analysis
  • Sales Contract
  • Packing list

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Bhutan Agriculture and Food Regulatory Authority,
Ministry of Agriculture and Forests,
Post Box: 1071, Thimphu, Bhutan,
Tel: +975-02-327031/325790
Fax: +975-02-327032/335540
Contact details: Link


  • Registered exporter


Consult the inspector to know about fees.


The Certificate is valid per shipment or consignment. A new shipment requires a new Phytosanitary Certificate

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

2 to 3 days

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications.
Attach videos using the following tag <&video type='website'>video ID|width|height<&/video&> from external websites.
Please remove the '&' inside the tags during implementation.
Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver,
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
e.g In the following url '' Video ID is 'Y0US7oR_t3M'.


Please provide other instructions related to the certificate/documents.
e.g. The state office holds birth records since january 1908.

Required Information[edit]

  • Category of application
  • Package type
  • Area of production
  • Country of origin
  • Exporting country
  • Address
  • Entry and Exit points
  • Batch number

Need for the Document[edit]

Phytosanitary Certificate is used to attest that consignments meet Phytosanitary import requirements.

Information which might help[edit]

Enter other informations which might help.

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

Please explain what are other uses of obtaining this document/certificate.
e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]



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