ISPM 15 Countries List 2024

List of Countries with ISPM 15 Implementation Dates

ISPM 15 Länderliste 2024

July 8, 2024 acadon

Here is an alphabetically sorted list of countries with information on import regulations for wood packaging and pallets according to the ISPM 15 standard:

A

  • Afghanistan:
    • Regulation: 2019/2516
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2020
  • Albania:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Algeria:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Andorra:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Argentina:
    • Details: Wood must be debarked; all wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Armenia:
    • Details: Wood must be debarked; all wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Australia:
    • Details: Wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15. A “Packing Declaration” is required. For Methyl Bromide (MB) treatments, a fumigation period of 24 hours and a treatment certificate are required. Wood must be debarked and may be subject to additional requirements for wood not covered by ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2004
  • Azerbaijan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007

B

  • Bangladesh:
    • Details: Wood packaging must comply with ISPM 15 and be free of bark.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Belize:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Bolivia:
    • Details: Wood must be debarked; all wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
  • Botswana:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Brazil:
    • Details: ISPM 15 markings from Germany are recognized; all wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005

C

  • Cambodia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Cameroon:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Canada:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2004
  • Chile:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • China:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Costa Rica:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Cuba:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

D

  • Dominican Republic:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

E

  • Ecuador:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Egypt:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • El Salvador:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Eritrea:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • European Union:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005

F

  • Fiji:
    • Details: ISPM 15 implementation announced.
    • Implementation: Not yet implemented.
  • French Guiana:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005 (part of France, for imports from non-EU countries)
  • French Polynesia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

G

  • Gabon:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Georgia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Guadeloupe:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Guatemala:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Guernsey:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Guyana:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

H

  • Honduras:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Hong Kong:
    • Details: ISPM 15 is recommended; Macau does not require it but it is recommended.
    • Implementation: 2005

I

  • India:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Indonesia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15. A “Packaging Declaration” is recommended.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Iran:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Isle of Man:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Israel:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

J

  • Jamaica:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Japan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Jersey:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Jordan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

K

  • Canary Islands:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005 (part of the EU for imports from non-EU countries)
  • Kazakhstan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Kenya:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Kosovo:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Kyrgyzstan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • North Korea (not confirmed):
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • South Korea:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Kuwait:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

L

  • Lesotho:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Liberia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Libya:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Liechtenstein:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005

M

  • Macao:
    • Details: ISPM 15 is recommended.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Madagascar:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Malaysia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Maldives:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Mali:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Malta:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Mauritius:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Mexico:
    • Details: ISPM 15 markings from Germany are recognized.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Moldova:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Monaco:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Montenegro:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005

N

  • Namibia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Nepal:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • New Zealand:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2003
  • Nicaragua:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Niger:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Nigeria:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • North Macedonia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Norway:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Mongolia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Mozambique:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

O

  • Oman:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

P

  • Pakistan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Palestine:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Panama:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Papua New Guinea:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Paraguay:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Peru:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Philippines:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Poland:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Portugal:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005

Q

  • Qatar:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

R

  • Romania:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Russia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Rwanda:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

S

  • San Marino:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Saudi Arabia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Senegal:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Serbia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Seychelles:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Sierra Leone:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Singapore:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Sint Maarten:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Slovakia:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Slovenia:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Solomon Islands:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • South Africa:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Spain:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Sri Lanka:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Sudan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Suriname:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Swaziland:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Sweden:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Switzerland:
    • Details: ISPM 15 applies only to imports from non-EU countries.
    • Implementation: 2005

T

  • Tanzania:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Thailand:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Togo:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Trinidad and Tobago:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Tunisia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Turkey:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005

U

  • Uganda:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Ukraine:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • United Arab Emirates:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • United States:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Uruguay:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Uzbekistan:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

V

  • Vanuatu:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2007
  • Venezuela:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005
  • Vietnam:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005

Y

  • Yemen:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006

Z

  • Zambia:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2006
  • Zimbabwe:
    • Details: All wood packaging must be treated and marked according to ISPM 15.
    • Implementation: 2005

Countries in Process of Implementing ISPM 15

  • Cape Verde: Pending implementation.
  • Congo, Republic of: Pending implementation.
  • Iceland: Pending implementation.
  • Lebanon: Pending implementation.
  • Mauritania: Pending implementation.

Countries Not Adopting ISPM 15

  • Bhutan
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Chad
  • Ethiopia
  • Gambia
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Iraq
  • Kiribati
  • Laos
  • Malawi
  • Marshall Islands
  • Nauru
  • Niue
  • Palau
  • Samoa
  • São Tomé and Príncipe
  • Somalia
  • South Sudan
  • Syria
  • Tajikistan
  • Tonga
  • Turkmenistan
  • Tuvalu

Notes on Specific Countries

  • China: Requires registration of manufacturers of wood packaging material.
  • European Union: Applies ISPM 15 only to imports from non-EU countries.
  • India: Requires treatment and marking according to ISPM 15 and additional declarations.
  • Indonesia: Requires fumigation certificate.
  • Japan: Requires treatment and marking according to ISPM 15 and inspection upon arrival.
  • Korea, Republic of: Requires treatment and marking according to ISPM 15 and inspection upon arrival.
  • United States: Requires treatment and marking according to ISPM 15 and importers must have a permit.

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