Import and export permits are still required for transboundary
movement of this event.
The procedure to follow is to complete the application form for
importation or exportation of a GMO that has obtained general
release or commodity clearance under the GMO Act.
The applicant still needs to comply with any other relevant
legislation in South Africa, with particular reference to
The application form for importation of a GMO that has general
release or commodity clearance status in SA and the
application to export GMOs from South Africa are available on the
website of the Department of Agriculture at