OBTAINING AN IMPORT LICENSE FOR NEW ZEALAND
To import HDC into New Zealand:
Hymenolepis diminutua (HDC) has been recognised by The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) as being a species present in New Zealand. This enables importation under the current legislation.
To import HDC for personal use people need to obtain a permit from the Ministry for Primary industries, the Ministry can be contacted and an; ‘Application for Permit to Import Biological Products, Micro-organisms and Cell Cultures’, can be obtained.
We are happy to supply the information needed regarding HDC and the EPA PNZ code required for the permit. The cost for the permit is $220 NZD.