Importing country requirements
It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements.
Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries for information about the process required to import animals into Japan from Australia.
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
Notification System for the Importation of Animals into Japan provides additional information about the importation of birds into Japan.
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.
As required by the importing country.
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
Not all live animals are permitted to be imported into Australia. You should make yourself familiar with the
Department's requirements for importing live animals. 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 9 July 2021.
11/08/2021 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.