When shipping plants out of state, contact the Georgia Department of Agriculture for assistance to make sure you are in compliance with desired state’s regulations.
- Due to federal quarantines and certain state regulations, a state phytosanitary certificate may be required to ship plants to specific states.
- Compliance Agreement Programs are available for companies who are shipping commercial orders interstate on a regular basis.
- To be eligible for participation in our compliance agreement programs, the company must meet the following requirements:
1. Company must have a valid Georgia Live Plant License
2. Company must provide a detailed pest management plan
3. Company must apply and pay the appropriate fee for a state phytosanitary certificate for the first three shipments out of state
4. An inspection of the nursery and specific plants to be shipped must be performed prior to