Importing plants and plant products into Victoria
Private (non-commercial) travellers
A summary of plants and plant products which may be brought into Victoria is provided in the Traveller's Guide to Australian Interstate Quarantine.
Importing into Victoria
The movement into Victoria of plants, plant products, equipment and soil may be subject to a prohibition, or to one or more conditions which may include chemical treatments.
Some items may need to be presented to an inspector on arrival for checking of details such as correct certification, labelling or treatment.
Businesses may be accredited by the department under a compliance agreement to perform these checks on behalf of the department.
Plant Quarantine Manual
Refer to the Plant Quarantine Manual for details of all requirements for the movement into Victoria of plants, plant materials and related items.
The manual can be used online or downloaded.
Restrictions on importing plants and plant products into Victoria apply equally to items purchased online via the internet.
The availability of an item on an internet-trading site does not imply that it is legal to import it into Victoria or that importation is unrestricted. The buyer must comply with state quarantine regulations when importing online purchases.
Read more information about invasive plants and a link to the movement restrictions which apply to them.
Industry notices for businesses importing plants and plant products into Victoria from other Australian states.
For information about importing plants and plant products from other countries, refer to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.
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