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Israel (IL)

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Importing country requirements

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

The consignment must be accompanied by an official health certificate.

Refer to 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

The shipment must be accompanied by a veterinary health certificate, in English, signed and approved by a government certified veterinary doctor.

The following requirements are based on a permit issued by the State of Israel Veterinary Services and Animal Health in 2019 for live fish and gametes.

IV National fish health status

Based on the official health surveillance scheme employing laboratory tests of susceptible species, is the country, zone and aquaculture establishment considered to be free of:

CountryZoneAquaculture establishment
Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis
Infectious haematopoietic necrosis
Oncorhunchus masou virus disease
Spring viraemia of carp
Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis​
Other serious diseases (to be specified)​​

The last inspection was performed on (date)__________________

V Declaration

I, the undersigned hereby certify that:

The abovementioned consignment originates from a: Country, Zone, Aquaculture establishment subjected to official health surveillance according to the procedures described in the OIE Diagnostic Manual for Aquatic Animal Diseases and that the country, Zone or Aquaculture establishment identified in Section II is officially recognised as free from the pathogens causing the disease listed in the Code, as identified in Part IV above.

In addition:

No unexplained mortality has been observed during the three months prior to shipment

No other diseases/pathogens have been detected


The following diseases/pathogens have been detected during the past two years (give dates);

There has been no outbreak of infectious or reportable fish disease in the premises of origin or within a radius of 20 kms around them during the 40 days prior to export.

Fish ova were treated with 25 ppm iodine for 30 min. or 50 mg iodine for 15 min.

Date __________________ name and title of signatory

Place __________________ Signature __________________

Mark with a cross, or * delete as appropriate

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

Permission to move aquatic animals out of Australia

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


Export from Australia of Australian native hatchery bred fingerlings or ova should be accompanied by approval of the hatchery facility from the appropriate State or Federal authority. Refer to the Department’s Exporting fish and fish products from Australia for information about exports for human consumption.

Basis for Micor entry

Based on permit issued in 2019.

Entry last reviewed 22 July 2021.​​​

Latest updates

31/03/2023 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 1:11 PMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:47 PM