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Shipping Plant Material

​​​​​ Shipping requirements

  • Contact ODA to arrange field inspections prior to harvest and certification. 
    • Provide at least five (5) days notice before the actual shipping date when requesting certificates.
  • Complete an electronically filed application on the Phytosanitary Certification Issuance and Tracking System (PCIT) for shipments out of the US and for states with this requirement.
  • Submit a list to ODA including all growers and growing locations from which Christmas tree harvest and shipping will occur.

Inspections and certifications are provided by ODA. All shipments require a shipping permit available from ODA, but only a few destinations require phytosanitary certificates.

Shipping cut Christmas trees to states and territories within the US

  • All bills of lading, invoices, and bills of sale should bear county of origin, as well as the name and address of the shipper. 
  • All shipments of Christmas trees grown in Oregon are required by Oregon law to be accompanied by a shipping permit.

Compliance Agreements for Christmas Tree Gr​​owers

Refer to the Christmas Tree Shipping Guide to learn more about the requirements and additional ​forms needed to ship to domestic and international locations.

2023 Christmas Tree Shipping Guide.pdf

Some of these programs commence in the summer. For additional details about these programs, please contact your Nursery Inspector or Nursery Contact Email (503-986-4644) 

2023 Christmas Tree Inspection and Certification Request Form.pdf

​Required if you need a shipping permit for your trees

2023 Christmas Tree Shaking and Compliance Agreement.pdf

​​​Required for shipments to Mexico, Hawai'i, and Guam

2023 Christmas Tree Exotic Phytophagous Snail Certification.pdf

​Required for shipments to Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Mississippi, and North Carolina

European Pine Shoot Moth Application .pdf

Required for shipments to California, Hawai'i, and Montana​

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Main Office
Nursery & Christmas Tree
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4644
Fax: 503-986-4786