A Veterinary Export Health Certificate for live animals, issued by the Veterinary Services Division (VSD) is required for the export of ALL dogs and cats from Jamaica.
GENERAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR THE EXPORT OF DOGS AND CATS
Other importing countries may issue an import permit or have other import requirements for dogs and cats, inclusive of rabies vaccination and or requirements associated with a pet travel scheme. These import requirements must be submitted to The Permit Office, VSD along with the completed Application for Export Health Certificate. Import requirements must be in the English language or translated into English where necessary. Applicants are advised to discuss import requirements of importing countries with the government veterinary officer (VSD) who will provide clarity where needed. Failure to comply with the import requirements of importing countries can result in pets being rejected at the port of entry on arrival in the destination country.
Clients are NO LONGER required to go to the Trade Board Ltd to acquire an export license for the export of their dog or cat.
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The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.
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