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Commodity Import Report (CIR)

Pepper (Fruit) from Dominican Republic into All Ports
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.
Capsicum spp. Commodity Summary Guide Page Country Summary

Import Requirements
1 Admissible Plant Parts: Fruit
2 Admissible Ports: All Ports
3 Import Permit Required: An Import Permit is required. To obtain a permit, go to APHIS eFile.
4 Subject to Inspection: This commodity is subject to inspection at the port of entry and all general requirements of 7 CFR 319.56-3.
5 Commercial Consignments Only
6 Federal Order: Federal Order DA-2020-12 [https://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/plants/plant_imports/federal_order/downloads/2020/DA-2020-12.pdf], effective June 5, 2020, has updated the import requirements. Consignments must be accompanied by ONE of the following documents:
Phytosanitary Certificate: Consignments must be accompanied by a phytosanitary certificate issued by the National Plant Protection Organization (NPPO) of the country of origin with an additional declaration stating the fruit has been inspected and found free of the symptoms of tomato brown rugose fruit virus (ToBRFV); OR
Inspection Certificate: Consignments must be accompanied by an inspection certificate document issued by the grower or packer stating the fruit in the consignment has been inspected and found free of the symptoms of ToBRFV. The inspection certificate must include the date of the inspection, the name, title, office, and address of the person issuing the inspection certificate, as well as the names and addresses of the grower and packinghouse.
Instructions for Officers
7 Refer to the Special Procedures for Peppers from Countries in the West Indies (https://cbp.aphis.usda.gov/ppq/php/favir/SpecialProcedures/downloads/Procedures%20_peppers_westindies_others.pdf). restricted image
Commodity Information
8 For additional commodity information and images, visit https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=300105  
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