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Cayman Islands (KY)

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Importing country requirements

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

An import permit is required.

Information about the process required to import animals into the Cayman Islands can be found on the Cayman Islands Department of Agriculture website.


Refer to these and the Department’s websites for current information about exporting animals (including any suspensions).

Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.
This information applies only to pet cage birds such as parrots, budgerigars, canaries etc. and does not apply to poultry, pigeons or game birds.

Health requirements

As required by the importing country.

Special conditions

Permission to move birds out of Australia

You may need permission under wildlife trade laws to move birds out of Australia. Refer to the Department’s International wildlife trade requirements. There is specific guidance for non-commercial wildlife trade for public exhibition, scientific research, conservation breeding and personal use.


Other requirements

Transport requirements

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

The import permit and the original health and CITES documents must be affixed to the container in which the birds are being transported.

Pre and post arrival quarantine requirements

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

Basis for Micor entry

Based on importing country website and information.

Entry last reviewed 23 August 2022.

Latest updates

28/09/2022 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:39 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:43 PM