Regulations and Assessments
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these regulations for exporting animals or animal products to a foreign country, you should contact the APHIS-VS Area Office in the State from which the animals or products will be exported.
Australia - Summary of Requirements
The following web site provides general information on importing into Australia: http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/import
Australia's imports requirements for animals are available from the ICON database. At the search page, enter the following information:
Dogs/Cats - Information on exporting dogs and cats to Australia may be found at: http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/cat-dogs
For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock or germplasm whose requirements are not listed in the IREGS, should have the interested party (importer/buyer) in the country of destination apply for an Import Permit at the appropriate ministry. This Import Permit will most likely outline the specific requirements.
Last Modified: July 31, 2013