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French Polynesia (PF)

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Importing country requirements

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

Unless otherwise indicated, the introduction and importation into French Polynesia of all live animals, including birds, is prohibited at this time. Contact the French Polynesian Biosecurity Directorate for more information.


Refer to this 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.

Health requirements

Only animals accompanied by an import permit and health certificate may be imported into French Polynesia.

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.

Special conditions

You may need permission under wildlife trade laws to move birds out of Australia. Refer to the Department’s International and wildlife trade requirements.


Basis for Micor entry

Based on importing country website and information. Entry last reviewed 13 May 2021.

Latest updates

19/07/2021 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:43 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:45 PM