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Export Manual Program

Published: Tue, 04 Dec 2012, 14:09
Last updated: Tue, 12 May 2015, 11:53
The Export Program Manual (XPM) is a reference to use when inspecting commodities and issuing export certificates. Unless specified otherwise, all references to “export certificate(s)” in the XPM refer to the following:
  • PPQ Form 577, Phytosanitary Certificate -PPQ Form 578, Export Certificate, Processed Plant Products
  • PPQ Form 579, Phytosanitary Certificate for Reexport The information in the XPM is based on international standards, PPQ policy, and regulations providing procedures for certifying commodities offered for export.
The XPM also covers information about PPQ’s Export Certification Project, EXCERPT, an electronic database that provides current information on the plant import requirements of foreign countries. Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking (PCIT) automates the issuance of a phytosanitary certificate, including the collection and tracking of its related information. This manual is divided into the following chapters:
  • Introduction
  • Policy
  • General Procedures
  • Special Procedures

Resource provide by:
  • NPPO of USA
Organization providing resource: United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service where id
Type of contact: NPPO
  • Manual/Guide
Submitted by: USDA-APHIS