Scottish Government plant health (export certification) fees: review
Annex B – Proposed Fees
Annex B – Proposed Fees
|Service||New Fee||Existing Fee|
|1||Consideration of an application for the issue of a certificate for the export of grain.||£25.00||£45.00|
|2||Soil sampling for potato cyst nematode (
The taking of one sample from a field, or part thereof, comprising not more than 4 hectares, or from a glass-house or container.
|£40.00||£69.00 or £32.00|
|3||(a) Pre-export inspection of and the issue of a certificate for the export of a consignment of bulbs, malt barley, oil seed rape, plants and plant products, ware potatoes and used agricultural machinery, where an inspection at the premises of the grower is necessary where:||Not directly comparable*|
|(i) the value of the consignment is up to and including £250.00.||£40.00|
|(ii) the value of the consignment is more than £250.00.||£70.00|
|(b) Charge for second or subsequent certificate for the export of a consignment of equal or lesser value where an inspection is carried out at the same location on the same day.||£25.00||£11.00|
|4||Pre-export inspection of and the issue of a certificate for the export of a consignment of bulbs, plants and plant products other than seeds delivered to the Scottish Government’s Horticulture and Marketing Unit, or for botanical research.||£35.00||Not directly comparable*|
|5||Issuing a certificate for the export of a consignment containing plant products which are either dried, frozen or processed.||£25.00||£17.00|
|6||Pre-export consignment testing of one soil sample for the presence of potato cyst nematodes and for the issue of a certificate for the export of seed potatoes where such testing is necessary.||£40.00||£30.50|
|7||Growing season inspection fee (per day) applied when no
other inspection charge is made, or replaces a lower charge
for an inspection carried out at the same time and location.
(a) Outdoor plants:
(i) first 0.5 ha, or part thereof;
(ii) each additional 0.1 ha.
+ £23.00 for an additional 0.4 ha
|(b) Indoor plants:
(i) first 5,000 or part thereof;
(ii) each additional 1,000, or part thereof, up to 70,000 per day.
+ £23.00 for an additional 5,000 plants
(i) first 0.5 ha or part thereof;
(ii) each additional 0.1 ha, or part thereof.
+ £23.00 for an additional 0.5 ha
|Pre-export testing of potato tuber samples
(a) for potato brown rot and ring rot:
(i) Brown rot visual test.
(ii) Brown rot latent test.
(iii) Ring rot latent test.
(iv) Ring rot and brown rot latent test.
|(b) for gangrene.||£95.00||£62.10|
|(c) for potato viruses:
(i) Direct Tuber Test ELISA:
200 tubers tested up to 2 viruses
200 tubers tested up to 8 viruses
220 tubers tested up to 8 viruses
(ii) Growing-on ELISA Test
200 tubers tested for 1 virus
200 tubers tested for 2 viruses
(iii) Direct Tuber Test PCR
150 tubers for 3 viruses
Not directly comparable*
|9||Pre-export testing for potato spindle tuber viroid ( PSTVd) (per hour)||£50.00||£51.93|
|10||Pre-export laboratory testing for grain, malt barley or oil seed rape (per hour).||£70.00||n/a|
|11||Any other pre-export laboratory testing, other than seed testing or testing for the commodities listed in 10 (per hour).||£45.00||£40.64|
|12||Consideration of an application (including certificate processing, growing crop inspection and pre-export seed testing work) for a phytosanitary certificate in respect of seed samples (for one hour or any part thereof).||£70.00||£69.00|
|13||Issue of an IPC document for the movement of a consignment to another EU member state.||£25.00||n/a|
|14||Issue of a phytosanitary certificate for re-export or a duplicate phytosanitary certificate or phytosanitary certificate for re-export where the original has been lost, stolen, destroyed or materially damaged.||£15.00||£5.00|
|15||Amending a certificate at the request of the exporter after issue.||£15.00||n/a|
* Existing Fees can be viewed at www.legislation.gov.uk/ssi?title=export%20certification