Can you bring wooden products into New Zealand?

Historically, MPI has allowed untreated wood ware (including furniture) to be treated on arrival in New Zealand as an alternative to inspection.

What are the immigration requirements for New Zealand?

The Skilled Migrant Category is a points system based on factors such as age, work experience, your qualifications, and an offer of skilled employment. You must also be aged 55 or under, and meet English language, health, and character requirements.

What can’t you post to New Zealand?

Prohibited items

  • plants, plant materials, and seeds.
  • food.
  • animal products.
  • straw and rattan items.
  • wooden items and products.
  • live animals.
  • endangered species.

What is the minimum points for New Zealand immigration?

Rather than the minimum of 100 points stipulated in the SMC policy, you now need 160 points for your Expression of Interest to be selected, and for you to get a chance to subsequently be invited to apply for a Resident Visa.

How do I clear a package through customs?

The customs clearance process might seem daunting now, but in time you can become an import professional. If you want to clear U.S. customs with cargo, you’ll need to submit documentation like CBP Form 3461 and CBP Form 7501. If your cargo is coming in on an ocean carrier, you will also need to submit an ISF Filing.

How long does NZ customs clearance take?

We can explain how to clear your goods, or you can find out at We aim to complete an import clearance within one to two working days, when you have supplied all the required documents and no further action is needed. We will contact you to confirm your clearance has been processed.

Where can I get wooden crates in Auckland?

Starbox has been manufacturing wooden cases and crates in Auckland for all kinds of products for generations. We offer custom-made fully enclosed plywood or timber cases, hit and miss crates, and pallets to suit your specific requirements.

Can a wooden pallet be stamped for export?

We offer custom-made fully enclosed plywood or timber cases, hit and miss crates, and pallets to suit your specific requirements. All products we manufacture can be stamped for export in accordance with ISPM 15, so rest assured that our wooden products are treated against invasive species of insects and plant diseases.

Do you need MPI to import wood in New Zealand?

If you’re importing products packaged in wood, the packaging needs to meet New Zealand’s biosecurity requirements. MPI can help importers meet these requirements, to prevent the introduction of pests and diseases. keeping the right records.

What do you do with a custom crate?

Your custom crate will be delivered to you. You pack your product and arrange the freighting. crates can be lined with foam or fittings for added protection.