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EU Imports to Scotland Fees

Indicative Fees for Plant Health Import Inspections in Scotland from 22 July 2022

Table 1; Inspection rate and fees for physical and identity (ID) inspections on goods. 

Plant, plant product or other object 

Inspection 

 Rate 

Previous Fee*  

Inspection  

Rate 

New Fee* 

EU 

Third 

country 

EU 

Third country 

EU 

Non EUThird country 

EU 

Non EUThird country 

Plants for planting 

 

Dormant bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers, onion, garlic, shallots, not in substrate intended for planting (other than tubers of potatoes) not for final consumers** or commercial flower production only  

100% 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

No change 

Dormant bulbs, corms, rhizomes, tubers, onion, garlic, shallots, not in substrate intended for planting (other than tubers of potatoes) for final consumer*** or commercial flower production  

10% 

New category- 

£14.40 

New category-- 

No change 

10% 

No change 

£14.40 

Cuttings  

100% 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

No change 

Non-woody plants (other than seed) for final consumers**Excludes shrubs, trees, other woody nursery plants, forest reproductive material  

10% 

New category 

£15.00 

New category  

30% 

30% 

£19.20 

£19.20 

Shrubs, trees (other than cut Christmas trees), other woody nursery plants including forest reproductive material (other than seed); plants not specified elsewhere in this table  

100% 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

No change 

***Indoor plants (including plants for use in aquaria) for final consumers** 

New category  

5% 

5% 

£13.20 

£13.20 

Plants intended for planting (other than cut Christmas trees), not specified or included elsewhere in this table 

100% 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

No change 

Seeds 

 

Seeds for trials or testing  

New category 

10% 

10% 

£14.40 

£14.40 

Seeds not specified elsewhere in this table  

100% 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

5% 

5% 

£13.20 

£13.20 

Brassicaceae sppPoaceaespp and Trifolium spp. exceptfrom Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand and Uruguay 

 

New category  

5% 

5% 

£13.20 

£13.20 

Brassicaceae sppPoaceaespp and Trifolium spp. from Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, New Zealand and Uruguay 

 

New category  

N/A- 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

Capsicum spp., Solanum lycopersicumL. Solanum tuberosumL (true potato seed)  

 

New category 

100% 

100% 

£36.00 

£36.00 

Triticum L, Secale Land  

XTriticosecaleexcept from Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and the USA 

New category 

5% 

5% 

£13.20 

£13.20 

Triticum L, Secale Land  

XTriticosecale  exceptfromAfghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and the USA  

New category  

N/A 

100% 

N/A 

£36.00 

Seeds, tissue culture intended for final users or to produce plants for final use 

5% 

N/A 

£13.20 

N/A 

No change 

5% 

No change 

£13.20 

Grain (not seed for sowing) 

 

Of the genera Triticum L, Secale L  and x Triticosecale from countries with Karnal bunt except from Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and the USA 

 

5% 

100% 

£13.18 

£36.00 

5% 

5% 

£13.20 

£13.20 

Of the genera Triticum L, Secale L  andXTriticosecale from countries with Karnal bunt from Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Mexico, Nepal, Pakistan, South Africa and the USA 

New category 

N/A 

100% 

N/A 

£36.00 

Grain not specified elsewhere in this table 

5% 

100% 

£13.18. 

£36.00 

5% 

5% 

£13.20 

£13.20 

Cut flowers 

 

Chrysanthemum L. and Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul.  except from Colombia and Ecuador 

New category 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Chrysanthemum L. and Dendranthema (DC.) Des Moul.  from Colombia and Ecuador 

New category 

N/A 

50% 

N/A 

£18.00 

Eryngium Tournier ex Linnaeus, Solidago L 

New category 

3% 

10% 

£12.72 

£14.40 

Lisianthus L 

New category 

10% 

10% 

£14.40 

£14.40 

RosaL except from Canada, USA, Mexico, India,Colombia and Ecuador 

N/A 

Fee specific to individual country 

N/A 

Fee specific to individual country 

N/A 

5% 

N/A 

£13.20 

RosaL from Canada, USA, Mexico, India 

N/A 

New category 

N/A 

New category - 

N/A 

N/A 

50% 

£24.00 

Rosa L from  

Colombia 

N/A 

3% 

N/A 

£12.78 

N/A 

N/A 

5% 

£13.20 

Ecuador 

1% 

£12.26 

Cut flowers not specified elsewhere in this table 

3% 

100% 

£15.00 

£36.00 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Fruits, vegetables (not leafy vegetables)  

 

Momordica L. and Solanaceae Juss. (excluding Solanum tuberosumL 

New category 

3% 

50% 

£12.72 

£27.00 

Solanum melongena L.except from Turkey  

N/A 

100% 

N/A 

£36.00 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Solanum melongena L.from Turkey 

N/A 

15% 

N/A 

£15.60 

N/A 

30% 

N/A 

£17.40 

Fruit, vegetables not specified elsewhere in this table 

3% 

100% 

£13.18 

£36.00 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Leaves of plants and leafy vegetables 

 

 

 

Ocimum L 

New category 

3% 

50% 

£12.72 

£18.00 

Leaves of plants and leafy vegetables not specified elsewhere in this table 

3% 

100% 

£13.18 

£36.00 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Branches with foliage, parts of conifers other than bark  

 

 

 

Branches with foliage, parts of conifers other than bark  

5% 

100% 

£13.20 

£36.00 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Tubers of potatoes  

 

Seed potatoes - Solanum tuberosum L 

 

100% 

100% 

£64.00 

£64.00 

No change 

Ware potatoes – tubers of  Solanum tuberosum L except Egypt, Poland, PortugalRomania and Spain 

3% 

100% 

£13.56 

£64.00 

No change 

3% 

No change 

£13.56 

Ware potatoes – tubers of  Solanum tuberosum L from Poland, Portugal and  Romania  

50% 

N/A 

£35.00 

N/A 

No change 

N/A 

No change 

N/A 

Ware potatoes – tubers of  Solanum tuberosum L from Egypt 

N/A 

100% 

N/A 

£64.00 

No change 

N/A 

No change 

N/A 

Ware potatoes – tubers of  Solanum tuberosum L from Spain 

100% 

N/A 

£72.00 

N/A 

No change 

N/A 

No change 

N/A 

Cut Christmas trees 

 

 

Cut Christmas trees (less than 3 metres in height) 

3% 

100% 

£13.18 

£36.00 

3% 

5% 

£12.72 

£13.20 

Other objects 

 

Machinery and vehicles which have been operated for agricultural or forestry purposes 

5% 

100% 

£13.20 

£36.00 

No change 

5% 

No change 

£13.20 

Growing media and soil from all third countries will be inspected at the frequency of the plants that it is attached to. 

 

 * The fee listed is the combined fee for the physical check and the identity check. 

** “Final consumers” means by evidence from the packaging, labelling or by other means, for direct sales to final consumers. 

*** “Indoor Plants” means clearly packed and ready for supply to final consumers, identifiable as being for indoor use or use in aquaria. 

Note— 

1. Previous fees for physical checks were rounded up to the nearest pound. The fees introduced by these Regulations are not rounded up. 

2. References in this table to “EU” are to be read as also referring to Liechtenstein and Switzerland