Potato exports guide

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

Faroe Islands

Seed potatoes (updated 8 March 2021)

Growing crop tolerances

Class tolerances apply.

Tuber tolerances

Minimum tolerances for seed export apply.

Although not required by law, a Phytosanitary Certificate is recommended. 

Additional declarations to be inserted on the reverse of the phytosanitary certificate for seed potatoes

1.    Potato wart disease (Synchytrium endobioticum) is not known to have occurred on the land in which the potatoes were grown.

2.    The potatoes in the consignment are certified as meeting SASA export seed tolerances and the crops from which they were drawn were examined whilst growing by the Department's Inspectors and were certified true to type and to conform to the standards required for classification in the Scottish Seed Potato Classification Scheme.

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