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Potato exports guide

Information on the conditions and phytosanitary requirements for the export of Scottish potatoes, where known by country.

Potato exports guide
C to F

Estonia

(Updated 23 February 2021)

As of 1 January 2021, the UK ceased to be part of the EU's Single Market and Customs Union and the export of seed potatoes to this country is now prohibited. 

Ware Potato Exports 

Physical requirements:

SoilMaximum 1%

Potato Cyst Nematode (PCN) - Both Globodera pallida and Globodera rostochiensis are considered EU quarantine pests that are known to occur in the EU. Brushing or washing of ware potatoes will limit the likelihood of PCN presence. Implementing the provisions of the above schedule to combat PCN and will also be required to ensure that consignments do not contain more than 1% by net weight of soil. However, soil if present, may still be subject to sampling on arrival in the EU.

Other Requirements

Any pallets or other wooden packaging material must comply with ISPM 15

Additional declarations to be inserted on the phytosanitary certificate for ware potatoes.

Any EU country other than France (Brittany), Finland, Ireland, Portugal (Azores) and Northern Ireland:

  1. The consignment complies with Annex VII of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 15 official statement that the tubers originate in a country where Tecia solanivora (Povolný) is not known to occur.
  2. The consignment complies with Annex VII of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 16 (a) official statement that the tubers originate in countries known to be free from Clavibacter sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kottho) Nouioui et al.             
  3. The consignment complies with Annex VII of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 17 (a) official statement that the tubers originate in areas known to be free from Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilb.) Percival (all races other than Race 1, the common European race), and no symptoms of Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilb.) Percival have been observed either at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity for an adequate period.

France (Brittany), Finland, Ireland, Portugal (Azores) and Northern Ireland:

  1. The consignment complies with Annex VII of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 15 official statement that the tubers originate in a country where Tecia solanivora (Povolný) is not known to occur.
  2. The consignment complies with Annex VII of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 16 (a) official statement that the tubers originate in countries known to be free from Clavibacter sepedonicus (Spieckermann and Kottho) Nouioui et al.             
  3. The consignment complies with Annex VII of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 17 (a) official statement that the tubers originate in areas known to be free from Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilb.) Percival (all races other than Race 1, the common European race), and no symptoms of Synchytrium endobioticum (Schilb.) Percival have been observed either at the place of production or in its immediate vicinity for an adequate period.
  4. The consignment complies with Annex X of Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072, Item 7 official statement that the consignment or the lot shall not contain more than 1 % by weight of soil.