EU Quarantine lists

The Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2072 establishing uniform conditions for the implementation of Plant Health Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 as regards protective measures against pests of plants is a comprehensive document with more than 300 pages. Different categories of pests and regulated plants are organised into Lists and Annexes of the regulation. Its content is summarised bellow.

The EU Quarantine lists, important for import to the EU, are in bold. The next two risk categories of pests are those:

  • regulated as quarantine pests for certain protected zones
  • and regulated nonquarantine pests on plants for planting.

Annex I  Definitions as referred to directives on marketing of seeds and other plant reproductive material

  • Part A  List of terms      
  • Part B: List of Directives and Annexes  

Annex II: List of Union quarantine pests and their respective codes

  • Part A: Pests not known to occur in the Union territory
  • Part B: Pests known to occur in the Union territory

Annex III: List of protected zones and the respective protected zone quarantine pests and their respective codes

Annex IV: List of Union regulated non-quarantine pests (‘RNQPs’) and specific plants for planting, with categories and thresholds of allowed infestation

  • Part A: RNQPs concerning fodder plant seed
  • Part B: RNQPs concerning cereal seed 
  • Part C: RNQPs concerning vine propagating material
  • Part D: RNQPs concerning propagating material of ornamental plants and other plants for planting intended for ornamental purposes           
  • Part E: RNQPs concerning forest reproductive material, other than seeds
  • Part F: RNQPs concerning vegetable seed
  • Part G: RNQPs concerning seed potato               
  • Part H: RNQPs concerning seed of oil and fibre plants
  • Part I: RNQPs concerning vegetable propagating and planting material other than seeds
  • Part J: RNQPs concerning fruit propagating material and fruit plants intended for fruit production        
  • Part K: RNQPs concerning seed of Solanum tuberosum     
  • Part L: RNQPs concerning plants for planting of Humulus lupulus, other than seeds

Annex V: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on specific plants for planting

  • Part A: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on fodder plant seed
  • Part B: Measures concerning cereal seed
  • Part C: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on propagating material of ornamental plants and other plants for planting intended for ornamental purposes
  • Part D: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on forest reproductive material, other than seeds
  • Part E: Measures to prevent the presence of the RNQPs on vegetable seed
  • Part F: Measures to prevent the presence of the RNQPs on seed potatoes
  • Part G: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on seed of oil and fibre plants
  • Part H: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on vegetable propagating and planting material, other than seeds
  • Part I: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on seed of Solanum tuberosum L.
  • Part J: Measures to prevent the presence of RNQPs on plants for planting of Humulus lupulus L., other than seeds

Annex VI: List of plants, plant products and other objects whose introduction into the Union from certain third countries is prohibited

Annex VII: List of plants, plant products and other objects, originating from third countries and the corresponding special requirements for their introduction into the Union territory

Annex VIII: List of plants, plant products and other objects, originating in the Union territory and the corresponding special requirements for their movement within the Union territory

Annex IX: List of plants, plant products and other objects, whose introduction into certain protected zones is prohibited         

Annex X: List of plants, plant products and other objects, to be introduced into, or moved within protected zones and corresponding special requirements for protected zones

ANNEX XI: List of plants, plant products and other objects subject to phytosanitary certificates and those for which such certificates are not required for their introduction into the Union territory

  • PART A – List of plants, plant products and other objects, as well as the respective third countries of origin or dispatch, for which, pursuant to Article 72(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031 phytosanitary certificates are required for their introduction into the Union territory
  • PART B – List of the respective CN codes of plants, as well as the respective third countries of their origin or dispatch, for which, pursuant to Article 73 of Regulation (EU) 2016/2031, phytosanitary certificates are required for their introduction into the Union territory
  • PART C – List of plants, as well as the respective third countries of origin or dispatch, for which a phytosanitary certificate IS NOT required for their introduction into the Union territory            

Annex XII – List of plants, plant products and other objects for which a phytosanitary certificate is required for their introduction into a protected zone from certain third countries of origin or dispatch    

ANNEX XIII – List of plants, plant products and other objects for which a plant passport is required for movement within the Union territory

ANNEX XIV: List of plants, plant products and other objects for which a plant passport with the designation ʽPZ’ is required for introduction into, and movement within certain protected zone

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