Nursery & Export Certifications

Plant Services Certification

The Plant Services Division provides a number of certifications required for regulated commodities that are transported to other states and foreign countries. For questions or information on specific requirements for any certification provided by the Divsion, please contact your local PSD Office. In order to submit any of these forms, you must first download and save them to your computer. Fill the form, then submit. Or, you may submit Nursery Certifications through our Online Nursery Certification system.

 

Online Nursery Certification

Apply for a new Nursery Certification or renew your existing one.

Certification Programs

General Nursery Stock Certification
Issued for the purpose of meeting the general nursery inspection requirements of another state.

Ozonium Root Rot Certification (Special Nursery Stock Certification)
Issued to meet the entry requirements of certain states that have issued a quarantine against Arizona for Ozonium Root Rot. Substantive Policy Statement 08-02 provides the criteria that must be completed.

Brown Garden Snail Certification (Special Nursery Stock Certification)
Issued to meet the entry requirements of certain states that have issued a quarantine against Arizona for Brown Garden Snail.

Rose Mosaic Virus Certification (Special Nursery Stock Certification)
Issued to meet the entry requirements of certain states that have issued a quarantine against Arizona for Rose Mosaic Virus.

Clean Citrus Stock Program
Issued for the intrastate movement requirements of citrus nursery stock form an area quarantined for the Asian citrus psyllid. Call 602-542-0955 for more information.

Quarantine Holding Area
Provided for receivers of regulated nursery stock where required. Please contact your local PSD Office for details on requirements and how to establish a quarantine holding area.

 

Export Certification

Phytosanitary Certificate/ Single Shipment Inspection Certification
Issued to meet the entry requirements for domestic shipments of regulated commodities and nursery stock. Review the requirements of the destination state(s) for more information.

Certificate of Origin
Issued as certification that a commodity is of Arizona origin and does not reflect phytosanitary status.

Phytosanitary Field Inspection
Inspection process for commodities, usually seed, that need multiple inspections during their growing period.

Assuring market access for Arizona produced nursery stock, programs are in place to certifty a commodity to meet the entry requirements if other states. Many Arizona nursery stock producers/exporters participate in the voluntary Arizona Certified Nursery Program to receive a "General Nursery Stock Certification that meets or exceeds the National Plant Board standards of pest feedom and generally satisfies most domestic entry requirements. Some states also require certification for specific pest threats (Ozonium root rot, Brown garden snail, Rose mosaic, etc.) For the most current infromation and requirements, please contact the destination State Department of Agriculture. The National Plant Board's website has information on regulations of other states and contact information.

For more information, please visit the National Plant Board (NPB).

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