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Can you bring vegetable seeds into South Africa?

edited May 2015 in - Southern Africa
CAN You BRING in small Packs of Vegetable Seeds into SA from USA


  • Restricted items:

    "... Food, plants, animals and biological goods: All plants and plant products, such as seeds, flowers, fruit, honey, margarine and vegetable oils. All animals, birds, poultry and products thereof, for example, dairy products, butter and eggs..."

  • So am I getting this correct? I can take but have to declare
  • No, it doesn't say that at all. Read the link and follow the instructions for contacting the government and trying to get a permit.

    Expect a lot of time and a lot of paperwork and a lot of hassle.

  • Why when you can buy seeds in South Africa and Zambia would you want the hassle of taking seeds with you.?
  • i have many seeds in my Country if you need contact me with this email:
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