|Veterinary Export Permit for Live Animals and Animal Products
|This process represents the procedure for obtaining a permit to export live animals/animal products. The permit is in the form of a formal document (serialized with a prescribed format). Exportation is subject to compliance with relevant export requirements, as stipulated on veterinary import permit.
|The permit is obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security headquarters (Import and Export office) and has a non-extendable validity period of one month from date of issue and for one consignment only; and is issued together with a completed veterinary health certificate. Application for a permit must be made at least 7 to 30 days prior to importation.
The average time for processing a permit from time of application to issue is 3-5 working days and applications are only accepted on Mondays.
|Importation and Exportation of Livestock and Livestock Products Proclamation (Amendment) Act No.21, 1984
Proclamation (Stock Diseases) No. 10, 1896
Amendment Act No, 18, 1984
Animal Disease Act, 1984
Importation and Exportation of Livestock and Livestock Products Proclamation, 1952
In future, draft amendment bill 2017 (in progress)
|Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security
|Agricultural Marketing 1967