Agricultural Products

  • 1. Address, telephone number, and e-mail address of the authorities that provide information and answer questions about the import and export of agricultural products.

    • Academic Group, Office of Agricultural Regulation

      Tel: 02-940-6670 ext. 128

      Fax: 02-579-8535

      E-mail: artg@doa.in.th

       

      Agricultural Product Export Service Group, Office of Agricultural Regulation

      Tel: 02-940-6466 to 7

      Fax: 02-579-3576

      E-mail: epqsg@hotmail.com, epqsg@yahoo.com, ardex@doa.in.th

       

      Crop Seed Control Group, Office of Agricultural Regulation

      Permission and Certification Unit: Tel/Fax: 02-579-3635

      Seed Quality Testing and Control Unit: Tel/Fax: 02-579-0229

      Agricultural Product Quarantine Research Group, Plant Protection Research and Development Office

      : Tel: 02-579-8516, Fax: 02-561-0744

      Certification Coordinating Group, Plant Standard and Certification Office: Tel: 02-579-6133, Fax: 02-579-6134

  • 2. Information on Plant Importation and Exportation (Unofficial Translation)

    • 1. Laws and Regulation of Plant Importation and Exportation of Thailand

      1.1 Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507

      Amended by Plant Quarantine Act (No. 2) B.E. 2542

      And Plant Quarantine Act (No. 3) B.E. 2551

      1.2 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants and carriers from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 5) B.E. 2550

      1.3 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 8) B.E. 2550

      1.4 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 10) B.E. 2553

      1.5 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as restricted articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507, B.E. 2550

      1.6 Notification of Department of Agriculture

      Re : Criteria, procedures and conditions for the importation or

      bringing in transit of prohibited, restricted and unprohibited articles

      B.E. 2551

      1.7 Notification of Department of Agriculture

      Re : Specifications, methods and conditions of pest risk analysis for

      the importation of prohibited articles

      1.8 Plant Act B.E. 2518 Amended by Plants Act (No.2) B.E. 2535 and Plants Act (No.3) B.E.

      2550

       

      Furthermore Acts and Notifications, please contact Department of Agriculture, Thailand.

       

      2. Plants Prohibited for Importation into Thailand

      2.1 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants and carriers from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 5) B.E. 2550 (which do not receive pest

      risk analysis)

      2.2 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 8) B.E. 2550

      2.3 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 10) B.E. 2553

       

      3. Plants Unprohibited for Importation into Thailand with Written Permission Requirement

      Plants and carriers can be imported into Thailand but requiring permission from Director General of Department of Agriculture is stipulated in the following Notifications.

       

      3.1 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants and carriers from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 5) B.E. 2550

      3.2 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 8) B.E. 2550

      3.3 Notification of Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

      Re : Specification of plants from certain sources

      as prohibited articles, of exceptions and conditions

      under the Plant Quarantine Act B.E. 2507 (No. 10) B.E. 2553

       

      4. Plants Prohibited for Exportation from Thailand

      According to the Plant Act B.E. 2518 Amended by Plants Act (No.2) B.E. 2535 and Plants Act (No.3) B.E. 2550, plants prohibited for exportation from Thailand are paddy grains, and 11 conserved plants, i.e. durian, pomelo, grape, longan, lychee, tamarind, Leguminosae, Moraceae, coconut, salacca, and pineapple; except its fruits and seeds inside the fruits exported for consuming.

       

      5. Plants Requiring Permission for Exportation from Thailand

      According to the Plant Act B.E. 2518 Amended by Plants Act (No.2) B.E. 2535 and Plants Act (No.3) B.E. 2550, exportation of 45 controlled seeds shall be allowed in written for sale or non-sale (experiment, research, testing).

       

      6. Methods and Procedures on Plant Importation and Exportation

      Plant Importation

      6.1 Notification of Department of Agriculture

      Re : Criteria, procedures and conditions for the importation or

      bringing in transit of prohibited, restricted and unprohibited articles B.E. 2551

      6.2 Notification of Department of Agriculture

      Re : Specifications, methods and conditions of pest risk analysis for

      the importation of prohibited articles

      6.3 Plant Act B.E. 2518 Amended by Plants Act (No.2) B.E. 2535 and Plants Act (No.3) B.E.

      2550

      Plant Importation

      6.4 Notification of Department of Agriculture

      Re : Specifications, methods and conditions of requiring and issuance of phytosanitary certification and for exported and bringing in transit plants

      6.5 Notification of Department of Agriculture

      Re : Specifications, methods and conditions of requiring and issuance of phytosanitary certification and for exported plants and bringing in transit plants (Volume II)

       

      *Source : Department of Agriculture, Thailand.

  • 3. List of agricultural product exporters

  • 4. Phytosanitary Certificate (Unofficial Translation)

  • 5. Permitted & Prohibited Plants about exportation to Japan (Unofficial Translation)

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