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If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, animal products, or to obtain a zoosanitary certificate for an animal product, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from where the product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products

Live Animals

Singapore - Summary of Requirements


Aquatic Animals



Note: Singapore has banned the importation of all captive-bred poultry and birds from South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska, and Iowa and all wild caught birds from the entire United States.

Captive bred birds originating from non-banned States are allow with the additional certification statement; “The birds are captive-bred and are not derived from farmed establishments originating from South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Nebraska,  and Iowa states.”




  • Sheep/Goats- Protocol and Health Certificate March 2013 (pdf 174)



  • Horses - April 2009 (pdf 40kb)
  • Horses - Temporary for racing, competition, or shows - April 2009 (pdf 32kb)


For the most current requirements for pets(dogs, cats, birds, small mammals, etc.) please see AVA's website:://www.ava.gov.sg/explore-by-sections/pets-and-animals/bringing-animals-into-singapore-exporting/bringing-in-transshipping-dogs-cats


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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.

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