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Animal Production Imports and Exports Application Forms Import of unlisted plant variety  Veterinary Import Permits

Animal Improvement

PLEASE NOTE: All animals and animal products require a Veterinary Import Permit.  

For more information please contact the Import Export Policy Unit

GMO Imports  Importation of Plants and Plant Products into South Africa 
Import for contained use Import for General release or Commodity clearance Import for intentional release (trial release) into the environment Legal framework: Agricultural Pests Act, 1983 (Act 36 of 1983) -Application form, procedures and tariffs  -Inspections done at ports of entry

New Registration

Plant Breeders' Rights Agricultural Remedies Farm Animal Genetic Resources
Application for registration of premises as centre
Veterinary Procedural Notices
Food and Veterinary Services

Animal ID

Performing Animals Protection Act Licensing

Animal and Aquaculture Production

Renewal of Existing Registration

Farm Animal Genetic Resources Animal and Aquaculture Productions 


Plant Health Inspection International Trade Export Export Animal Improvement

Export (International agreement and Standard)

Trade Policy Development

Ostriches and ostrich eggs


Guidelines for Importing and Exporting Animals and Genetic Material 

Veterinary Services GMO Exports