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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Papaya (Fruit) from Mexico into All Ports Except Hawaii
The CIR contains current import regulation information for the selected Commodity Import (a specific commodity approved from a designated country, or region, into one or more designated ports). A flag ( Access Restricted to APHIS/CBP ) indicates information that is intended for and available to an APHIS/CBP audience only.
Carica papaya Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Fruit
2 Admissible Ports: All Ports Except Hawaii
3 Port Restriction: Do not import or distribute into or within Hawaii.
4 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to e-Permits.
5 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
6 Production Location: Grown in the State of Chiapas.
  6.1 Commercial Consignments Only
  6.2 Phytosanitary Certificate: Accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of Mexico specifying the approved orchards and municipalities and include an additional declaration stating the papayas in this consignment have been inspected and found free of Paracoccus marginatus (
7 Production Location: All other areas of Mexico
  7.1 Phytosanitary Certificate: Accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate identifying the Mexican State of origin and including an additional declaration stating the papayas in the consignment were inspected and found free of Paracoccus marginatus.
Instructions for Officers
8 From areas other than Chiapas: noncommercial, land-border consignments, subjected to 100% inspection are admissible into the U.S. on a small scale and for personal use. For these small-scale consignments, do not prohibit entry for lack of a phytosanitary certificate. restricted image
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