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Iceland (IS)

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Importing country requirements

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

Information about the process for importing dogs to Iceland is available from the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).

Australia is a Category 1 (approved rabies-free exporting) country.

Note: Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

Health certificate

Iceland's health certificate for dogs being imported from Category 1 countries is available from the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST).

Guidance notes for official government veterinarians endorsing certificates of health and origin for the import of a dog or a cat to Iceland are also provided by MAST.

Return to australia

If your animal is returning to Australia, you should make yourself familiar with Australia'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

Protocol agreed July 1990. New health certificate advised 26 June 2020.

Entry last reviewed 10 August 2020.

Latest updates

Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:45 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:46 PM