Requirements

A list of requirements you need to meet when importing seafood.

Import health standards

Caviar for human consumption from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Commercial consignments of fresh/frozen/processed salmonids for human consumption from the European Union - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Cooked Fish for Human Consumption from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Fish-eggs-roe for human consumption from the European Union - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Frozen nile perch from Kenya, Tanzania or Uganda - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Heat-and-eat meals containing animal products from Australia - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Heat-and-eat meals containing animal products from Canada and the USA - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Marine Fisheries Products for human consumption from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Marine fisheries products for human consumption from the European Union - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
MVC Salmon products from Canada
Import Health Standard (IHS)
MVC Salmon products from Norway
Import Health Standard (IHS)
MVC Salmon products from the USA
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Processed animal products for use by airlines and the military for flights leaving NZ from all countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Processed Tilapia and Catfish for Human Consumption from Specified Countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Salmonids for human consumption from Australia - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)
Salmonids for human consumption from specified countries - Import Health Standard
Import Health Standard (IHS)

Notices

Animal Products (Specifications for Bivalve Molluscan Shellfish) Notice 2006
Notice
Animal Products Notice: Contaminant Specifications
Notice
Animal Products Notice: Specifications for Products Intended for Human Consumption
Notice
Food Notice: Importing Food
Notice
New Zealand list of scientific names of fish
Notice
New Zealand List of scientific names of fish
Notice
Procedures for Selecting NZ Common Fish Names and Approved Foreign Fish Names
Notice

Requirements

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