|Name||Veterinary Health Certificate for export of live animals/animal products|
|Description||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 with a signed veterinary health certificate.
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.
The application is made by completion of application (obtainable from the permit office of the Director of Livestock Services) and on presentation of the supporting documents; namely, commercial invoice, license, veterinary health certificate and import permit from destination country, and previous used permit for the last exported consignment.
|Comments||Application for a permit must be made at least 7 to 30 days prior to importation. |
|Agency|| Department of Veterinary and Livestock Services|
|Created Date||2020-03-17 03:26:18|
|Updated Date||2020-08-12 23:29:39|
|Measure Type||Permit Requirement|
|Legal/Regulation||The Animal Diseases Act, 1965|