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Country: Palau

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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 is required.

Information about the process required to import animals into the Republic of Palau can be found at the Division of Biosecurity of the Bureau of Agriculture website.

Email
boagri@palaunet.com
Note
Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

Health certification

As included in an import permit issued in December 2015:

  1. The animals were kept from birth or for six (6) months prior to shipment in an area where no case of rabies was officially reported during the two (2) years immediately preceding shipment.
  2. That the animals have been effectively vaccinated against Feline Panleucopenia at least one (1) month and not more than twelve (12) months before shipment, and Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis/Calci virus at least one (1) month and not more than six months before shipment.
  3. That the animals have been effectively treated against, and found on examination free of, all ectoparasites within three days of shipment.
  4. That the animals have been effectively treated against echinococcosis-hydatidosis, round, hook and whip worms within three days of shipment.
  5. That the animals have been vaccinated with an inactivated rabies virus more than thirty days prior to entry into the Republic of Palau.

Other requirements

CONDITIONS OF ENTRY:

  1. Shipment must be accompanied by an International Animal Health Certificate.
  2. Shipment must be accompanied by a copy of the import permit and presented to quarantine officials upon arrival.
  3. Shipment may be refused entry if the requirements of the health certificate are not complied with.

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 an import permit issued in December 2015 and importing country website and information. Entry last reviewed 14 May 2021.

Latest updates

29/06/2021 - Page first published.
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Last updated: 3/07/2022 11:51 PMCreated: 29/06/2021 2:18 PM