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Country: Solomon Islands

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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, statutory declaration and health certificate are required.

Refer to the Biosecurity department of the Solomon Islands for information about the process required to import animals into the Solomon Islands from Australia.

Email
Enquiries@biosecurity.gov.sb
Note
Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

As importing country requirements may change without advice to the Department you should check the import permit and/or the country website carefully at the time of preparation for export.

The following information was sourced from an import permit issued by the Biosecurity department of the Solomon Islands in May 2021:

Health certification

INTERNATIONAL ANIMAL HEALTH CERTIFICATE FOR CATS FROM AUSTRALIA

I ___________________________, being a full time Government Veterinary Officer of the exporting country hereby certify that:

  1. After due enquiry I have no reason to doubt the truth of the owner's/exporter's declaration attached;

  2. I have identified the cat described as follows on ____________________________;

  3. Breed:                     ____________________________

    Sex:                        ______________________________

    Age:                        ______________________________ (years/ months)

    Description (including colour): _______________________________________________

  4. In the period of five years preceding export, rabies has not been diagnosed in animals in the country of export.

  5. The cat described above was:
    1. Vaccinated against feline enteritis (panleucopaenia) virus on: ________________________ (date)
    2. Note:       This date must be at one month and not more than twelve months prior to export. The minimum period of one month does not apply in the case of revaccination. Records of previous vaccination history must be attached to this health certificate.

    3. Vaccinated against feline rhinotracheitis virus and feline calicivirus on: ________________________ (date)
    4. Note:       This date must be at one month and not more than six months prior to export. The minimum period of one month does not apply in the case of revaccination. Records of previous vaccination history must be attached to this health certificate.

    5. Treated with an anthelmintic effective against roundworms, hookworms and roundworms, hookworms and whipworms within three days of departure.
    6. Treated twice with fipronil spray @ 6ml/kg at a 14 day interval, the last being within 48 hours of departure.
    7. Examined within three days of departure and found to be free of clinical signs of disease and free of all ectoparasites.

  6. No bedding of plant or animal origin accompanying this cat.
  7. Signature:                 ………………………………………  Date: …………………………….

    Name:                       ……………………………………………………………………………….

    Position:                   ……………………………………………………………………………….

    Address:                  …………………………………………………………………………………

    Note
    All pages are to be initialed and endorsed with the Official Stamp. 
    A separate certificate must be completed for each animal being exported.

Special conditions

As importing country requirements may change without advice to the Department you should check the import permit and/or the country website carefully at the time of preparation for export. 

Note
All cats must be desexed before importation.

Statutory Declaration

DECLARATION BY OWNER OR EXPORTER OF CAT TO SOLOMON ISLANDS FROM AUSTRALIA

________________________________________________________ (BLOCK LETTERS), the owner or exporter of the animal described as follows:

Breed:               ___________________________________________________

Sex:                  ___________________________________________________

Age:                  _______________________________________(years/months)

Description (including colour):  ________________________________________________

Declare that:

  1. During the 30 day period immediately preceding the date of export the cat has been free from symptoms of disease and has not been in contact with any animal displaying symptoms of disease.
  2. The cat has resided in the country of embarkation for at least six months prior to export, or since birth if less than six months of age.
  3. The cat is older than 16 weeks at time of export.

Signature:          ________________________________    Date:  ________________________

(Owner / Exporter) Delete whichever is not applicable. 

Address:           ______________________________________________________________

Note
A separate declaration must be completed for each animal being exported.

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 importing country website and information.

Entry last reviewed 13 September 2021.

Latest updates

11/01/2022 - Page first published.
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Last updated: 3/07/2022 11:51 PMCreated: 13/12/2021 3:26 PM