Veterinary Permit to Import Reptiles and Amphibians

Name of the Service

Veterinary Permit to Import Reptiles and Amphibians

  Ministry and Directorate

Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries Wealth & Water Resources / Veterinary Quarantine Department

  Service details

  • Importers & Exporters.
  • The import permit must be applied for before the shipment is exported from the country of export.
  • Permits are valid for one month from the date of issue.
  • Application can be submitted for multiple types in a single permit.
  • The Ministry may require additional requirements depending on species, place of origin.
  • The Ministry may specify the entry port.
  • Veterinary Quarantine Department may reject entry.
  • The Department may order to hold Reptiles and Amphibians in quarantine.
  • Veterinary Medical Certificate.
  • No objection letter (MOEC).
  • CITES Permit.
  • Certificate of Origin.
  • Approval of the permits shall be within two hours of the application, during the official working hours and for seven days a week (All days).
  • Release of Shipment round the clock, non-stop 24 hours; i.e. the release of the shipment submitted shall be within two hours of submitting the goods for the inspection of the relevant authority.
  • OMR 10