Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance & Tracking System (PCIT)


Cutoff Times: Santa Maria - Noon   |   Santa Barbara - 10:00AM

In order to ship agricultural commodities to other states or countries it is necessary to obtain a Phytosanitary Certificate (phyto), issued by our office. If you are new to the process, please  call our office for more information and check out our fee schedule for services. In order to apply for a Phytosanitary certificate, please sign up at the USDA's PCIT website.

It is preferred that a request for a phyto is made through the PCIT program. You may also  download and email your request here. Lastly, you may fax your request to our Santa Barbara office at 805-681-5603 or our Santa Maria office at 805-934-6202.

Any further questions please  contact us and we will be happy to assist you.


PCIT: https://pcit.aphis.usda.gov/pcit/



National Plant Board (Interstate shipping info):  http://nationalplantboard.org/laws/index.html



Phytos Export Database:  https://pcit.aphis.usda.gov/PExD/signIn