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Plant Protection Policy Directives

These directives are for information purposes only. Controlled copies are maintained by the Plant Health Division.

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Policy Directives 2010 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-10-01 General Import Requirements for Fresh Peppers and tomatoes from the World 2010-03-24
(1st Revision)

Policy Directives 2009 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-09-01 Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of the European brown garden snail (Cornu aspersum [Müller], syn. Helix aspersa [Müller]) from the continental United States 2010-07-15
(1st revision)

Policy Directives 2008 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-08-05 Canadian Fruit Tree Export Program (CFTEP) for Malus, Pyrus, Chaenomeles, Cydonia and Prunus spp. 2011-02-18
(2nd Revision)
D-08-04 Plant Protection Import Requirements for Plants and Plant Parts for Planting: Preventing the Entry and Spread of Regulated Plant Pests Associated with the Plants for Planting Pathway 2010-09-15
(Original)
D-08-02 Pre-Shipment Approval Program for the Export of Grain from Canada 2008-07-07
(Original)
D-08-01 Pilot Certification Program for Heat-Treated/Dehydrated Shredded or Chopped Forage Products Of or Containing Hessian Fly Host Material Produced in Canada for Export to Japan 2010-05-06
(1st Revision)

Policy Directives 2007 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-07-05 Phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae Annand) from the United States and within Canada 2009-04-15
(2nd Revision)
D-07-03 Plant Protection (Phytosanitary) Import Requirements to Prevent the Entry of Epiphyas postvittana (Walker) (light brown apple moth) 2011-03-01
(6th Revision)
D-07-02 Canadian Debarking and Grub Hole Control Program (CDGHCP) for the export of Cedar Forest Products to the European Union 2010-11-18
(3rd Revision)

Policy Directives 2006 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-06-04 Seed Potato Quality Management Program (SPQMP) 2010-02-02
(2nd Revision)
D-06-03 Pilot Project – Import requirements for wheat, barley, triticale and rye for propagation originating from the state of North Dakota and approved areas within the state of Montana 2009-07-20
(1st Revision)
D-06-01 Compliance Program for the Export of Niger Seed Products from Canada to the United States – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Kanwal Kochhar, National Manager – Grains 2008-06-05
(1st Revision)

Policy Directives 2005 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-05-02 Pilot Project – Import requirements for wheat, triticale, rye and barley for non-propagative uses originating from the state of North Dakota and approved areas within the state of Montana 2009-07-30
(3rd Revision)

Policy Directives 2004 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-04-03 Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) Policy for International Reporting of Quarantine Pests 2009-02-06
(1st Revision)
D-04-01 Canadian Nursery Certification Program (CNCP) 2009-01-19
(2nd Revision)

Policy Directives 2003 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-03-14 Canadian Hay Certification Program to certify hay for export 2009-01-27
(1st Revision)
D-03-09 Import Requirements for Pelargonium spp. and Solanum spp. Propagative material to prevent the entry of Ralstonia solanacearum, Race 3 (Biovar 2) into Canada – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Trent Herman, Acting Director – Horticulture Division 2003-09-11
(1st Revision)
D-03-08 Phytosanitary Requirements to Prevent the Introduction Into and Spread Within Canada of the Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Fairmaire) 2010-10-27
(2nd Revision)
D-03-07 Canadian Barley, Oat, Rye, Triticale and Wheat – Policy on export to countries with requirements for dwarf bunt (also known as TCK) via transfer elevators along the St. Lawrence seaway and Halifax – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Kanwal Kochhar, National Manager – Grains 2003-05-30
(Original)
D-03-02 Canadian Heat Treated Wood Products Certification Program (CHTWPCP) 2011-04-01
(5th Revision)

Policy Directives 2002 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-02-12 Import requirements for non-processed wood and other non-propagative wood products, except solid wood packaging material, from all areas other than the continental United States 2009-09-18
(5th Revision)
D-02-10 Canadian Phytosanitary Certification Program for Seeds (CPCPS) to meet the phytosanitary import requirements of the United States 2010-11-25
(2nd Revision)
D-02-04 Phytosanitary requirements for the importation from the continental United States and for domestic movement of commodities regulated for blueberry maggot – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Karen Prange, Director – Horticulture Division 2009-07-31
(3rd Revision)

Policy Directives 2001 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-01-12 Phytosanitary Requirements for the Importation and Domestic Movement of Firewood 2010-05-06
(2nd Revision)
D-01-07 Canadian Plant Protection Import Requirements for Fresh Citrus and Tropical Fruits 2008-08-27
(1st Revision)
D-01-06 Canadian phytosanitary policy for the notification of non-compliance and emergency action. 2010-12-14
(2nd Revision)
D-01-05 Canadian Wood Packaging Certification Program (CWPCP) 2011-03-28
(7th Revision)
D-01-04 Plant Protection Import and Domestic Movement Requirements for Barberry (Berberis, Mahoberberis, Mahonia) under the Canadian Barberry Certification Program 2008-10-27
(2nd Revision)
D-01-02 Import Requirements for Packages of Flower Bulbs Purchased in The Netherlands by Travellers Returning to or Visiting Canada 2010-05-04
(3rd Revision)
D-01-01 Phytosanitary Requirements to Prevent the Entry and Spread of Phytophthora ramorum 2008-07-24
(16th Revision)

Policy Directives 2000 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-00-08 Requirements to Prevent the Introduction of undescribed species of Phytophthora pathogenic to Alder (Alnus spp.) – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Marcel Dawson, National Manager – Forestry Division 2006-07-27
(1st Revision)
D-00-07 Import and domestic phytosanitary requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of apple maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella spp. (Walsh)) 2010-07-12
(6th Revision)
D-00-04 Plant Protection Import Requirements for Earthworms 2006-04-27
(Original)
D-00-03 Import requirements from the United States and domestic movement requirements for Corylus material to prevent the introduction of eastern filbert blight into British Columbia 2006-05-04
(Original)

Policy Directives 1999 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-99-07 Policy for Importation from the United States and Domestic Movement of Plum Pox Virus susceptible Prunus Propagative Plant Material – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Trent Herman, Acting Director – Horticulture Division 2006-02-27
(4th Revision)
D-99-06 Policy on the issuance of phytosanitary certificates 2009-05-27
(2nd Revision)
D-99-04 Systems approach based oriental fruit moth certification program 2010-08-16
(4rd Revision)
D-99-03 Phytosanitary Measures to Prevent the Entry of Oak Wilt Disease (Ceratocystis fagacearum (Bretz) Hunt) from the Continental United States 2011-04-28
(2nd Revision)
D-99-01 Barley, Oats, Rye, Triticale and Wheat – Phytosanitary Requirements on Import, Transshipped, In-Transit and Domestic Movement 2009-06-25
(5th Revision)

Policy Directives 1998 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-98-09 Comprehensive policy to control the spread of North American gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar in Canada and the United States in Canada and the United States 2011-04-28
(5th Revision)
D-98-08 Entry Requirements for Wood Packaging Materials Produced in All Areas Other Than the Continental United States 2008-11-03
(8th Revision)
D-98-06 Interim Import requirements of parasitic plants: Cuscuta, Striga, and Orobanche- This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Janet Macdonald, National Manager – Import 1999-11-17
(1st Revision)
D-98-04 Seed Potato Program – Certification of Garden Potato Varieties in Canada 2009-08-21
(5th Revision)
D-98-02 Importation into Canada and Movement within Canada, of plants and plant parts of Pinus spp. to prevent the entry and spread of Scleroderris Canker, Gremmeniella abietina (Lagerb.) Morelet, variety abietina (European Race) 2011-05-18
(2nd Revision)
D-98-01 Import Requirements for seed potatoes and other potato propagative material 2009-05-06
(7th Revision)

Policy Directives 1997 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-97-12 Seed potato certification program – Bacterial ring rot testing program for field grown seed potatoes – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Potato Section 2005-08-03
(4th Revision)
D-97-11 Seed Potato Certification Program – Requirements for the production of Pre-Elite seed potatoes from sources other than Nuclear Stock 2010-05-06
(2nd Revision)
D-97-10 Policy on Importation into Canada from the United States and movement within Canada of plants and plant parts of Larix spp. and Pseudolarix spp. to prevent the spread of European larch canker  2011-05-18
(2nd Revision)
D-97-08 Production, Maintenance, Multiplication and Certification of Nuclear Stock Class Seed Potatoes 2008-10-29
(3rd Revision)
D-97-07 Phytosanitary Requirements for the Importation from the United States and Domestic Movement of Elm Material (Ulmus spp. and Zelkova spp.) to Prevent the Introduction and Spread of Dutch Elm Disease Ophiostoma ulmi (Buisman) Nannf. and Ophiostoma novo-ulmi (Brasier) within Canada 2010-01-25
(1st Revision)
D-97-06 Plant Protection export certification program for grapevine nursery stock, Vitis spp. – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Trent Herman, Acting Director – Horticulture Division 1997-07-04
D-97-05 Phytosanitary Measures for Chrysanthemum, Dendranthema, and Leucanthemella serotina Plant Material to Prevent the Introduction of Chrysanthemum White Rust, Puccinia horiana, P. Henn – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Trent Herman, Acting Director – Horticulture Division 2004-09-29
(1st Revision)
D-97-04 Application, procedures, issuance and use of a permit to import under the Plant Protection Act 2010-06-24
(12th Revision)
D-97-01 Domestic Regulation of Pear Trellis Rust, Gymnosporangium fuscum Hedw. f. 2008-08-19
(1st Revision)

Policy Directives 1996 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-96-20 Canadian Growing Media Program, Prior Approval Process and Import Requirements for Plants Rooted in Approved Media 2009-05-12
(6th Revision)
D-96-15 Phytosanitary Requirements to Prevent the Spread of Japanese Beetle, Popillia japonica, in Canada and the United States 2011-03-01
(10th Revision)
D-96-14 Import Requirements for Invertebrates and Microorganisms – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Janet Macdonald, National Manager – Import 1996-09-19
D-96-13 Import Requirements for Plants with Novel Traits, including Transgenic Plants and their Viable Plant Parts 2010-07-26
(2nd Revision)
D-96-12 Greenhouse Certification Program for Export of Greenhouse-grown plants to the United States (U.S.) 2010-06-09
(5th revision)
D-96-08 Import and Domestic Movement Requirements, Sorghum spp. 2009-07-30
(5th Revision)
D-96-07 Import Requirements for Screenings and Grain and Seed for Cleaning 2009-07-30
(4th Revision)
D-96-05 Import Requirements for Potatoes, potato parts and potato by-products 2010-06-02
(9th Revision)
D-96-03 Plant Protection Import Requirements for Hemp, (Cannabis Sativa) 2009-07-30
(4th Revision)
D-96-02 Plant Protection Requirements to prevent the introduction and spread of Apple Ermine Moth on Malus species 2007-02-08
(1st Revision)

Policy Directives 1995 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-95-28 Plant Protection Import and Domestic Movement Requirements for Corn (Zea mays) 2009-07-30
(4th Revision)
D-95-26 Phytosanitary requirements for soil and related matter, and for items contaminated with soil and related matter 2010-09-15
(3rd Revision)
D-95-18 Seed Potato Certification Program – Investigation Procedure after Clavibacter Michiganensis Subsp. Sepedonicus Has Been Detected on a Seed Potato Farming Unit – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Potato Section 2008-01-31
(3rd Revision)
D-95-13 Seed Potato Certification Program – Submission/Refund of Fees for Field Inspection 2011-05-24
(4th Revision)
D-95-11 Export requirements for cut Christmas trees to Mexico 2007-08-02
(3rd Revision)
D-95-09 Importation of Dried Plant Material 2009-08-05
(2nd Revision)
D-95-08 General Import Requirements for Fresh Temperate Fruits from the World – See Appendix 7 (of D-95-08) for a list of Directives superseded by D-95-08. 2009-10-29
(5th Revision)
D-95-03 Asian Gypsy Moth (Lymantria Dispar L.) – Plant Protection Policy for Marine Vessels 2011-03-18
(12th Revision)

Policy Directives 1994 top of the page

Number Subject Date
D-94-35 List of Sources Approved to Export Fruit Tree and Grape Propagative Material to Canada 2009-04-21
(2nd Revision)
D-94-34 Import Requirements for Grapevine Propagative Material 2009-05-27
(2nd Revision)
D-94-31 Exhibitions – Plant Protection Import Policy and Procedures 2009-06-23
(1st Revision)
D-94-28 Blueberry Plants from Australia 2008-07-21
(2nd Revision)
D-94-26 Plant protection import requirements for edible roots for consumption or processing 2010-04-26
(2nd Revision)
D-94-25 Plant protection import requirements for ginseng (Panax spp.) 2010-01-14
(2nd Revision)
D-94-22 Plant Protection Requirements on Pine Plants and Pine Materials to Prevent the Entry and Spread of Pine Shoot Beetle 2011-04-28
(6th Revision)
D-94-18 Importation of Propagative Material of Ribes spp. 2009-03-17
(2nd Revision)
D-94-17 Plant Protection Import Requirements for soybean seed – This page is currently under review. For more information on its availability, please contact: Kanwal Kochhar, National Manager – Grains 2006-03-28
D-94-14 Permit to import Requirements for plant material from the continental United States
see Summary
 
D-94-02 Certification of apples for export for the presence of Apple Maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella Repealed