Import Recommendation for Wildlife as Zoo Animals
|Summary||Procedure for obtaining Import Recommendation for Wildlife as Zoo Animals from the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department under the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation.|
Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation
Procedure for the Importation of Wildlife as Zoo Animals
A person importing wildlife as zoo animals shall apply a recommendation certificate, apply to the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department (LBVD) along with the following supporting documents.
LBVD shall check and review on the completeness of the application and register the documents. For the incomplete and incorrect application, LBVD informs the importer with reason. The importer corrects, completes and resubmit the documents. If application is rejected, the process ends here. For the complete and correct application, the LBVD shall issue the import recommendation certificate. After receiving the import recommendation certificate from the LBVD, the importer shall continue to apply the import license at the Ministry of Commerce.
Upon the arrival at the designated port or border gate animal quarantine stations of Myanmar, the importer shall submit the Import Declaration and relevant documents to the Customs Department and the LBVD for laboratory test through Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS). LBVD shall check the wildlife and a health certificate signed by the authorized Veterinary Officer, including the individual identification of importing animals, recommendation certificate issued by the LBVD, import license issued by the Department of Trade, MOC, original Veterinary Health Certificate issued by the Veterinary Authority of exporting country, packing list and bill of lading/Airway bill and PC3 for border trade importation.
If the lab test is proved with the negative result from the described diseases, LBVD shall issue the Veterinary Health Certificate (VHC) to the importer. The LBVD shall, with the approval of the Ministry establish Inspection Stations in required regions for inspection of imported live animals. The importer shall pay the quarantine fee, laboratory testing fee and Health Certificate fees as determined by the LBVD.
The overall process will take from 7 to 10 days.
The following form/s are used in this procedure.