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Imports of forest plants and their products, including wood, into the EU

1. Timber import regulations

In order to be able to create a tailor-made compilation of the legal regulations for the import of forest plants and their products, including wood in the form of logs, sawn timber and wood chips into the "European Union" and the Federal Republic of Germany, you can use the following form Fill out the "import request" and send it as an attachment to the email address given there - you will receive an answer within a few days.

Import request form

In many cases you have to register as an importer.
You can find the registration application here.
Registered companies are checked every three years - here is the checklist.

New regulations from December 14th, 2019
With the entry into force of the new EU Plant Health Regulation 2016/2031 "on measures to protect against plant pests and the" Control Regulation 2017/625 "on official controls to ensure the application of the regulations, including plant health, there will not only be new ones for everyone from 14.12.2019 valid phytosanitary regulations, but also additional requirements that relate to reporting obligations and registrations of import companies.

In this context, the previous registration portal "" for the registration of import inspections was deactivated on December 14, 2019 and the new Internet portal TRACES was activated (see No. 5 on this page).


Risk goods list temporarily suspended

As before, the previous risk goods list for plants and plant products has been suspended since December 14, 2019 due to the changeover to the new Internet portal and its revisions.

The revised list of risk goods for packaging wood can be found here:

In principle, every import can, as before, be subjected to an inspection within the framework of sovereign activity.


2. Additional provisions for the Asian longhorn beetle

For the very dangerous oneAsian longhorn beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis), the EU adopted special regulations for specified plant and wood imports in mid-2015. Below are the
Overview for ALB-specified plant and wood imports

and the implementation decision DFB 2015/893 / EU for protection against the introduction and spread of ALB.