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Kuwait (KW)

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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 and international health certificate are required.

Contact the Animal Health Department of the Public Authority of Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAF) in Kuwait or the Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Australia for further information.

Animal Health Department
PO Box 21422
Safat – Kuwait 13075
Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.
The permit is for non-commercial movements only and will become automatically void if found to be used for trade purposes.

Health requirements

As required by the importing country.

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.

Return to Australia

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

Based on a permit issued in July 2021 and importing country website and information.

Entry last reviewed 28 July 2021.

Latest updates

11/08/2021 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:47 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:48 PM