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Seychelles - Apply for Phytosanitary Certificate

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Apply In-Person:

  1. To apply for a Phytosanitary certificate, Applicant shall approach the Crop and Animal Health Services (CAHS). Contact details are listed below under the “office locations and contacts” section
  2. You have to submit an Application form to the Crop and Animal Health Services (CAHS).
  3. Application format can be found under “Schedule 2” on the following link: Link
  4. Download the application format 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 present the duly filled application form and Documents to the Crop and Animal Health Services (CAHS).
  7. After the application form is processed, the applicant has to pay the prescribed fee.
  8. The CAHS schedules an inspection. The Inspector inspects the shipment destined for export.
  9. Once the inspection yields satisfactory results, the inspector issues a Phytosanitary Certificate.


Required Documents[edit]

  • Application form
  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • Bill of lading
  • Import permit

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

National Plant Protection Office (NPPO)
Crop and Animal Health Services (CAHS),
Seychelles Agricultural Agency (SAA),
Ministry of Natural Resources and Industry (MNRI),
P.O.Box166 Victoria, Union Val,
Mahe, Seychelles
Phone: (+248) 4611475 or (+248) 2724285
Mobile: 248 2724285
Fax: (+248) 4610223


  • 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]

4 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]

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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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