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Trial importation periods for fresh fruits and vegetables

Last updated: April 3, 2023

This document replaces Appendix 5 of directive D-95-08: Phytosanitary import requirements for fresh temperate fruits and tree nuts, and incorporates trial importation periods for fresh vegetables.

The following trial importation periods for fresh fruits and vegetables are currently in effect and will remain in place until further notice.

All articles that have been authorized entry into Canada under a trial importation period require a Permit to Import issued by the CFIA. The Canadian importer must obtain the Permit to Import before the consignment leaves the country of origin.

Scientific name Common name Country of origin Applicable CFIA program directive
Fragaria spp. strawberries Peru, Spain D-95-08
Malus spp. apples Germany, Japan, People's Republic of China: provinces of Hebei, Henan, Shanxi D-95-08
Prunus domestica plums Republic of Moldova D-95-08
Pyrus spp. pears Belgium, People's Republic of China: province of Shanxi D-95-08
Rubus spp. raspberries, blackberries, boysenberries, loganberries Peru D-95-08
Solanum lycopersicum tomatoes Republic of Korea D-10-01
Vaccinium angustifolium, V. corymbosum and V. myrtilloides blueberries Colombia, Guatemala, Morocco, Spain D-95-08
Vitis spp. grapes Egypt D-95-08
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