Ehrlichiosis in dogs intended for import to Australia
On 1 November we’ll remove the condition for dogs to test negative for Ehrlichia Canis prior to import. See more about changes to Ehrlichia canis testing requirements for live dog imports.
Draft policy review of the rabies virus risk in imported dogs, cats and canine semen from approved countries
We’ve published our draft policy review and we’d like your feedback. The draft review is available on the Have Your Say page.
Ensure accurate recording of microchip numbers in cats and dogs intended for import to Australia
Read about the importance of recording accurate microchip numbers in cats and dogs intended for import to Australia
Cats and dogs may be imported into Australia under strict conditions. We base these on rigorous scientific analyses to manage biosecurity risks. These conditions safeguard our agriculture, environment, native and domestic animals, and our people.
You may import your cat or dog directly from an approved country. Cats and dogs must undergo veterinary preparations and certification in the approved country.
Import conditions depend on the approved country your cat or dog is imported from. Find out the conditions that apply to you in our step-by-step guides.
Other animals and reproductive material
Find out how to import other live animals and reproductive material.
Post entry quarantine facility and bookings
Find out more about the post entry quarantine facility in Mickleham, Victoria.