Phytosanitary Export Certificates

Who can use this service?

Anyone can use this service.

Is there a charge for this service?

County of San Luis Obispo, California Department of Food and Agriculture, and U.S. Department of Agriculture fees apply.  
Refer to the County of San Luis Obispo Department of Agriculture/Weights and Measures Fee Schedule.

When and where is this service offered?

Monday-Friday as follows:
San Luis Obispo office: 8:00 am-5:00 pm
•    Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on day prior to inspection/delivery.

Templeton office: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
•    Applications must be received by 3:00 pm on day prior to inspection/delivery.

Arroyo Grande office: 8:00 am-4:00 pm
•    Applications must be received before 12:00 pm for same day inspection/phyto delivery in the afternoon.  
•    Applications must be received by 5:00 pm on day prior for morning inspection/phyto delivery.

Saturdays and minor holidays:
All offices 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
•    Applications must be received by 12:00 pm on day prior for inspection/phyto delivery on Sat or minor holiday.

Not available Sundays or major holidays

24 hours or more prior notice may be required, depending on the complexity of the phytosanitary certificate request.

Location, directions and hours of operation

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Arroyo Grande Office

Monday - Friday 8-4

810 West Branch Arroyo Grande, CA 93420

Tel: (805) 473-7090

Fax: (805) 473-7094

Templeton Office

Monday - Friday 8-4

350 North Main Street Templeton, CA 93465

Tel: (805) 434-5950

Fax: (805) 434-5953

San Luis Obispo Office

Monday - Friday 8-5

2156 Sierra Way San Luis Obispo , CA 93401

Tel: (805) 781-5910

Fax: (805) 781-1035

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