||1.Promulgated on June 11, 2015
2.Amendment to Articles 1 and 3, promulgated on October 22, 2018
3.Amendment to the title of the Quarantine Regulations and Articles
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7, promulgated on May 24, 2020
These quarantine regulations are enacted pursuant to the provisions
set out in Paragraph 2 of Article 34-3 of the Statute for Prevention
and Control of Infectious Animal Disease (hereinafter referred to
as "the Statute") and Paragraph 5 of Article 17 of The Plant
Protection and Quarantine Act (hereinafter referred to as "the
The term “free trade zones” (hereinafter referred to as the
"Free Trade Zone") used in these regulations is the term that has
been defined in Subparagraph 1 of Article 3 of the Act for the
Establishment and Management of Free Trade Zones.
Application for foreign animal quarantine objects to enter the
Free Trade Zone as per Paragraph 2 of Article 34-3 of the Statute,
shall comply with the quarantine regulations which are set according
to Paragraph 3 of Article 33 of the Statute.
Application for foreign plant regulated articles to enter the Free
Trade Zones as per Paragraph 5 of Article 17 of the Act, shall
comply with the quarantine conditions stipulated in Item 2 of
Paragraph 1 of Article 14 of the Act.
When applying for foreign animal quarantine objects to enter the
Free Trade Zone, importers and their agents shall submit an
application formed together with documents stipulated in the
quarantine regulations which are set according to Paragraph 3 of
Article 33 of the Statute to the import/export animal quarantine
When applying for foreign plant regulated articles to enter Free
Trade Zone, the importers or their agents shall submit an application
formed together with the following documentations to the plant
quarantine authority for inspection:
1.Phytosanitary certificate issued by the exporting country,
except for plant regulated articles that are subject to the
certificate exemptions as announced by the plant quarantine
2.Bill of Lading.
3.Customs Declaration for Importation.
4.Affidavit and a post-entry use plan or other proofing
documentation of proof.
The documents and exporting country’s phytosanitary certificate
mentioned in Paragraph 1 and Item 1 of Paragraph 2 of preceding
Article may be issued without consignee detail. If the destination
stated in the indicated documents and phytosanitary certificate
is to a third country or area, the import/export animal quarantine
authority and the plant quarantine authority shall make a copy
of the certificate and return the original certificate to the
importers or their agent after the inspection is completed. If
there is a demand for plant regulated articles to be transported
to taxation zones, they must meet relevant quarantine and customs
regulations as stipulated in Paragraph 1 of Article 34 of the
Statute and Paragraph 1 of Article 17 of the Act prior to entering
the taxation zones.
Foreign animal quarantine objects and foreign plant regulated
articles that have passed the quarantine inspection are allowed
to enter the Free Trade Zone. Non-compliant animal quarantine
objects shall comply with the regulations as stipulated in Article
32-1 and Article 34-2 of the Statute. Non-compliant plant regulated
articles shall comply with the regulations as stipulated in Article
18, Article 18-1 and Article 19 of the Act.
For foreign animal quarantine objects and plant regulated articles
to enter and to be stored in the Free Trade Zone, when the inspectors
of import/export animal quarantine authority and plant quarantine
are conducting the inspection, in addition, to reviewing written
documents, they may implement the on-site inspection batch by
batch or by lot based on the risk level.
These regulations become effective on the date of promulgation.