Pet Import/Export Requirements

Import Permit Requirements for Pets

  • Name of person(s) traveling with pet.
  • Country of origin.
  • Breed of dog (eg Rottweiler)
  • An original Health Certificate issued by a vet in country of origin stating that animal should be free of any infectious or contagious diseases and should not be in contact with any animal suffering from the same for the past sixty (60) days.
  • Animal must be vaccinated against rabies more than one(1) month but less than one (1) year before the date of importation.
  • Permit is only valid for one (1) month.

Export Permit Requirements for Pets

  • Name of person(s) traveling with pet.
  • Type of animal(s) to be exported.
  • Animal(s) should be free of any infectious or contagious diseases, and should not be in contact with any animal(s) suffering from the same for the past sixty (60) days .
  • Permit is only valid for one (1) month.
  • Any questions or inquiries should be directed to the Agriculture Department:
    Telephone: (264) 497 2615
    Fax: (264) 497 0040

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