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Canary Islands (ES)

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Importing country requirements

It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements.

The Canary Islands are part of Spain which is a member of the European Union (EU). Information about the process required to import animals into the Canary Islands from Australia can therefore be found on the Department’s website or by referring to the EU website.

Email the Animal Health Office at the Border Entry Point
Gran Canaria – sanimal.laspalmas@correo.gob.esTenerife –
Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

As required by the importing country.

Other requirements

Transport requirements

The importing country may have specific transport requirements and you should check this.

Pre- and post-arrival quarantine requirements

The importing country may have specific pre- and post-arrival quarantine requirements and you should check this.

Return to Australia

If your animal is returning to Australia, you should make yourself familiar with the Department’s requirements for importing live animals into Australia. This is important as your animal may have been exposed to diseases that do not occur in Australia.

Basis for Micor entry

Based on importing country website and information.

Entry last reviewed 25 June 2021.

Latest updates

12/07/2021- Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:39 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:43 PM