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Title Regulations Governing Fees for Animal and Plant Quarantine Ch
Date 2020.03.17
Legislative 1.Adopted and promulgated on August 31, 1999
2.Amendment to all Articles and promulgated on April 24, 2007
3.Amendment to Articles 4, 18 and promulgated on February 13, 2008
4.Amendment to Articles 2, 13, 18 and promulgated on September 1,
2011
5.Amendment to Articles 1, 3, 4-1, 5, 7, 8, 12 and promulgated on
February 20, 2014
6.Amendment to Articles 13, Table 1 Animal Holding Fees Schedule
and Table 3 Fumigation and Sterilization Fees Standard and
promulgated on February 25, 2016
7.Amendment to Articles 1, 7, 9, 12~15, Table 1 of Article 10,
Table 2 of Article 11 and promulgated on March 17, 2020
Content

Chapter 1   General Principles
Article 1 
These regulations are pursuant to Article 10 of the
Charges And Fees Act and Article 21 of the Plant Protection and
Quarantine Act.


Article 2 
The fees include quarantine fees, operation fees and
handling fees:
1. Quarantine fees: charges for inspection of animal and plant
diseases and pests.
2. Operation fees:
(1) On-site inspection fees;
(2) Animal holding fees, including facility fee and testing fee;
(3) Carcass burning fees;
(4) Extended operation fees;
(5) Quarantine treatment fees: fumigation, sterilization, sea
burial, raising, cultivation, transportation and destruction, etc.
(6) Computer processing fees.
3. Handling fees:
(1) Quarantine label fees;
(2) Fees for splitting, reissuing, replacing and copying of the
phytosanitary/ veterinary certificates.


Article 3 
The quarantine service fees shall be charged in New
Taiwan Dollars (NT$).
The quarantine service fees shall be exempted for the articles
used for aid or relief purposes and accompanied by proof from
government authorities.


Chapter 2    Quarantine fees
Article 4 
Quarantine fees shall be charged for 0.1% of the
Free on Board (FOB) value of the export articles or the import
duty value for the imported articles. Quarantine fees shall be
charged at the rate of 0.05% of the import duty value of the
imported articles which are wheal, barley, corn or soy bean.


Article 4-1
For export purposes, the fee for certain animal
diseases and plant pests sampling test shall be charged as
follows. The fee for specific animal diseases test for urgent
exportation shall be doubled.
1. A fee of NT$ 1,000 for the enzyme-linked immunosorbent
assay (ELISA).
2. A fee of NT$ 1,600 for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).
3. A fee of NT$ 2,100 for Reverse Transcription PCR (RT- PCR).
4. A fee of NT$ 3,100 for Real Time RT-PCR.
5. A fee of NT$ 3,600 for virus isolation.


Article 5 
Exporters, importers (hereinafter referred to as
“the applicants”) or the agents, when applying for inspection,
shall submit the foreign currency exchange documents or other
sales documents in order to calculate the quarantine fees. If
such documents are not available along with the inspection
application, it is required to submit before issuing the
phytosanitary/veterinary certificates. For those merchant groups
or associations, where approval is granted by the competent
authority to calculate the fees based on uniform values,
submission of the aforementioned documents will be exempted.


Article 6 
For those articles exempt from acquiring import or
export permits, quarantine fees are charged as follows:
1. Fees for the import articles are charged for the import
customs declaration form signed by the declarant, or foreign
exchange documents such as the trade invoice from overseas
exporters, submitted by the applicants or the agents while
applying for inspection.
2. Fees for the export articles are charged for the letter of
credit or export customs declaration form signed by the declarant
submitted by the applicants or the agents while applying for
inspection. However, the fees shall be charged as per local
sales invoices, commercial invoices or other sales proof
documents, when application is submitted at local manufactory.


Article 7 
The quarantine fees shall be exempted for the following
cases:
1. The articles are used for military purposes and accompanied with
proof from military authorities.
2. The articles of imported food are used for military or official
purposes and accompanied with proof from food administration
authorities.
3. The allowed quantity of quarantine objects or regulated articles
carried by passenger or crew serving on vehicles, vessels and
aircrafts pursuant to the Regulations for Quarantine of Animal/Plant
Regulated Articles Carried by Passengers and Service Personnel on
Vehicles or the Regulations for Quarantine of Plant Regulated Articles
Export and Import by Mail.
4. Unprocessed raw, cold-stored or frozen livestock or poultry meat
for export, where the meat inspection fee has been paid for at
slaughtering.


Article 8 
For the export articles paid with foreign currencies, the
quarantine fees shall be charged as per the payment which should be
converted into NT$, based on the exchange rates applicable for custom
declaration as stipulated by the directorate general of customs for
every ten-day period.


Chapter 3   Operation fees
Article 9
 
The on-site inspection fees shall be charged for the
actions which dispatched inspectors by the Bureau of Animal and
Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, including on-site inspection,
quarantine treatments, escort, and audit of facilities or sites, etc.;
1. A fee of NT$ 500 will be charged for on-site inspection within the
territory by each inspector every time. With regard to the inspector
cannot travel to the site and back within the same day, the fees shall
be charged as per the “Regulations for Applying the Domestic Trip
Allowance;”
2. For each batch of the articles, the on-site inspection fee shall
be charged as the articles being inspected by one inspector.
3. On-site inspection fee shall be charged only once for the same
applicant if several batches of the articles are inspected at the
same place and the same time.
If large quantities of the articles are to be inspected and one
inspector cannot complete the task in one day, the on-sites inspection
fees shall be charged for the number of inspectors dispatched by the
Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine and the
number of days.
No on-site inspection fee will be charged for inspection conducted
at warehouses, container terminals or other locations where the
offices of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and
Quarantine
are located.


Article 10 
For import or export animals to be quarantined at the
facilities owned by the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection
and Quarantine or at other facilities approved by the Bureau of Animal
and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, the animal holding fees
will be charged in accordance with Table 1 Animal Holding Fees
Schedule.
If the time for quarantine of an animal exceeds the time limit as per
relevant regulation, the animal holding fee will include the facility
fee and extended operation fee based on the extended days.
For on-site inspection of animals quarantined at other approved
facilities by the inspectors dispatched by the Bureau of Animal
and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, the on-site inspection
fee shall be charged but the facility fee shall be exempt in accordance
with paragraphs 1 and 2 of the preceding Article.


Article 11 
If animal dies during quarantine and the carcass is treated
by burning, an animal carcass burning fee shall be charged in accordance
with Table 2 Fee Standard for Animal Carcass Burning.


Article 12 
When applying for extended operation, the applicants or the
agents shall follow the rules as described below:
1. The applicants or the agents shall apply for the extended quarantine
operation and animal detained quarantine operation according to different
circumstances.
2. The extended operation hours are as follows:
(1) The extended operation hours during weekdays are from 6:00 a.m.
to 8:30 a.m. or from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. or from 5:30 p.m. to 10:00
p.m.
(2) The extended operation hours during weekends and national holidays
are from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
(3) The special extended operation hours are from 10 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
of the next day.
3. The extended quarantine operation fees shall be charged as follows:
(1) A fee of NT$ 200 for each batch of the articles shall be charged
during weekdays.
(2) A fee of NT$ 1,000 for each batch of the articles shall be charged
during weekends and national holidays.
(3) A fee of NT$ 2,000 for each batch of the articles shall be charged
for the special extended operation hours.
(4) The extended operation across the aforementioned items of this
subparagraph shall be charged by the maximum fee.
4. The extended animal detained quarantine operation fees shall be
charged as follows:
(1) A fee of NT$ 2,000 for each time shall be charged during weekdays.
(2) A fee of NT$ 2,500 for each time shall be charged during weekends
and national holidays.
(3) A fee of NT$ 3,000 for each time shall be charged for the special
extended operation hours.
5. If the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine
approves the withdrawal of applications for extended operation made by
an applicant, the extended operation fee will be refunded, or be
deducted in the next application for inspection with the deduction
to be noted in the application form.
6. If an applicant applies for inspection of several batches of the
articles and the inspection can be conducted at the same place and
the same time, the extended quarantine operation fee shall be charged
as for one batch of the articles as described in Subparagraph 3.
7. No extended quarantine operation fee is required for the allowed
quantity of quarantine objects or regulated articles carried by
passenger or crew serving on vehicles, vessels and aircrafts pursuant
to the Regulations for Quarantine of Animal/Plant Regulated Articles
Carried by Passengers and Service Personnel on Vehicles or the
Regulations for Quarantine of Plant Regulated Articles Export and
Import by Mail.


Article 13 
For the import or export articles which are inspected and
require further quarantine treatments, the treatment fee shall be
charged as follows:
1. The fees required for fumigation and sterilization are in accordance
with Table 3 Fumigation and Sterilization Fees Standard.
2. Sea burial, raising, cultivation, transportation and destruction:
the fees will be charged depending on the actual expenses.
Every application for importing or exporting animals and/or plants and
their products shall be charged a computer processing fee of NT$100. The
fees are exempted if the applicants make their applications electronically
either by accessing the computer at the counter or via the internet.


Chapter 4   Handling fees
Article 14 

The handling fees for quarantine label used on export
articles shall be charged as follows:
1. Quarantine label for general use: one label for one package, NT$
1 for one label.
2. Quarantine label for one container: one label for one container,
NT$80 for one container.
No handling fee for quarantine label is required for the allowed
quantity of quarantine objects or regulated articles carried by
passenger or crew serving on vehicles, vessels and aircrafts pursuant
to the Regulations for Quarantine of Animal/Plant Regulated Articles
Carried by Passengers and Service Personnel on Vehicles or the
Regulations for Quarantine of Plant Regulated Articles Export and
Import by Mail.


Article 15 
For separation, reissuance, replacement or copy of the veterinary/
phytosanitary certificate, a fee of NT$120 shall be charged for
each new certificate.


Article 16 
Charge of the fees as scheduled in these regulations shall follow
budget procedures.


Chapter 5  Supplementary Provisions
Article 17
 
The holding fee for the animal which was arranged to
be quarantined at the facility before revision of these regulations
shall be charged as per the existing regulations before revision.


Article 18 
The regulation came into force on May 1, 2007.
The amendment of regulation shall come into force from the
date of promulgation.

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