Fees & charges

You'll be charged for services provided by MPI and other service providers when you're exporting wood, wood products, and wood packaging.


Service Charge typeTotal (including GST)
MPI Approved Organisation (MAO)    

Application fee
(additional charges apply for review of system; refer to hourly rate)

Fixed charge $552.00

Amendment fee

Fixed charge $71.87
Export Phytosanitary Certificate    
Fee for wood and wood products
(applies to approved, replaced, and revoked certificates)
Fixed charge $12.65

Logs volume fee
(applies to approved, replaced, and revoked certificates)

Per unit
($/cubic metre)
$0.0115
Timber volume fee
(applies to approved, replaced, and revoked certificates)
Per unit
($/cubic metre)
$0.023
Arhopalus ferus flight season monitoring volume fee 
(applies only to logs, sawn timber, timber mouldings, and breakbulk plywood, LVL, and veneer products exported to Australia during the Arhopalus ferus flight season¹)
Per unit
($/cubic metre)
$0.55
Wet Signatures    
Certificates and forms (up to 4) requiring wet signatures including courier.  Fixed charge $51.11
Certificates and forms (up to 4) requiring wet signatures without courier. Fixed charge $40.88
Extra charge for five or more certificates requiring wet signature. Fixed charge
(per certificate)
$11.50
ePhyto    
Application fee   Fixed charge $51.11
ISPM 15 applicator
Annual fee Fixed charge $115.00
MPI approved pest identifier
Application to become an MPI approved pest identifier
(additional charges apply for review of system; refer to hourly rate)  
Fixed charge $552.00
MPI authorised Independent Verification Agency (IVA)
Application to become an MPI authorised IVA
(additional charges apply for review of system; refer to hourly rate)  
Fixed charge $552.00
All other work not elsewhere specified
Hourly rate
(includes sending letters to overseas officials, assisting with clearance of exported product, reviewing amendments, or new MAO documented systems)
Per unit $143.75

1. Read about the Arhopalus ferus flight season

How to request MPI services

Complete the Request for Services form and return it to MPI.

Download the Request for Services form [DOC, 687 KB]

Who to contact

If you have questions about costs, email the plant exports team at plantexports@mpi.govt.nz.

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