Importing country requirements
It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements.
Norway is not a member country of the European Union (EU) but has harmonised the import conditions for aquatic animals with the EU. Refer to the
animal health requirements for aquaculture animals entering the European Union (EU) and the
Norwegian Food Safety Authority for additional requirements that may apply.
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.
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 European Commission and importing country website and information.
Entry last reviewed 21 July 2021.
23/05/2022 - Extensive changes were made to all sections of this entry.