58-2019 - eCert for Imports from Indonesia goes live

​29 April 2019

Who does this notice affect?

Customs brokers and importers who import plant or plant based products, and animal and animal based products from Indonesia requiring government certification.

What has changed?

Effective today, the department is receiving electronic certification (eCert) issued by Indonesia’s Ministry of Agriculture – Agency for Agricultural Quarantine.

Customs brokers and importers creating Full Import Declarations for products from Indonesia requiring phytosanitary or sanitary certification are required to enter certificate details into the Integrated Cargo System (ICS) or their third party software.

For further information, including how to enter certificate details in import declarations the Department has created a help card that may be found on the eCert for imports webpage.  Please go to Electronic Certification (eCert) for imports for further information.

Further information

Please contact eCertimports if you have any questions.

Last reviewed: 4 November 2019
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