Importing country requirements
It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements. Additional information to assist exporters with how to prepare reproductive material for export is available on the
There are no agreed conditions for the export of sheep embryos to Canada.
An import permit and health certificate are required.
Information about the process required to import reproductive material into Canada from Australia can be found on the
Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) website.
- Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.
As required by the importing country.
Embryo transfer veterinarian declaration
In addition to the health certificate, a declaration from the Embryo Team Veterinarian is required for assessment of this export.
This template (DOCX 44 KB |
PDF 236 KB) provides the format for the Embryo transfer veterinarian declaration (ETVD) for the export of ovine embryos to Canada.
The importing country may have specific transport requirements and you should check this.
Conditions can also be checked at
Canada's Automated Import Reference System (AIRS)
Basis for Micor entry
Based on importing country website and information.
Entry last reviewed 13 October 2021.
30/11/2021 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.