Border Inspection Post

​The Plant Health Directorate is responsible for the plant health aspects of import of plants, plant products and their propagation material entering the EU territory through the BIP’s. The role of the PHD is to make sure that consignments are free from harmful organisms and that they meet the requirements and conditions laid down in the Community and Maltese Legislations.

Certain plants and plant products originating from third countries present certain risk to plant health. These can also transmit various harmful organisms if not inspected properly and if the requirements are not meet.