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Permit to Import Animals

Citizens & business can obtain a permit to import cattle, equine, rabbit, sheep, goat, & other animals.

Service Information

Citizen, businesses and others can use this service to obtain a permit that allows them to import commercial sheep, goat, cattle, rabbit, equine, and other animals. The process requires that the person or business wishing to import shall obtain a veterinarians health check and signature saying that the animals are free from infections / infectious or contagious diseases.

Complete the appropriate form and upload to initiate the service.

Pre-requisites

Businesses are required to submit a business registration number and import permit to enable them to conduct commercial operations subsequent to their imports.

Process Steps
  1. Register yourself online and obtain valid access credentials to the E-Services Portal
  2. Login and Complete the appropriate Import Permit form before you begin shipment of the animal into the islands. The permit needs a signed declaration by a veterinarian obtained within the last 30 days
    1. Applicant's name and country of residence with pet.
    2. Particulars requested on your pet(s).
    3. Port or Airport of Landing in GRENADA.
    4. Expected date of arrival in Grenada. (this is to ensure that the concerned veterinary officer may make themselves available to ensure easy clearance at port)
    5. Make sure to have the completed portion of the permit while arriving at port
    6. Permit must be filled within 10 days of arrival in the island.

Note: users may alternatively fax the Filled Permit and Health Certificate to the Veterinary Department at (473) 440–4191 along with Health Certificate for approval and signature at least two (2) weeks prior to arrival in Grenada.

  1. Review the details and submit the form.
  2. Login frequently to check status of issuance of Permit

Note: Please note the following

  • That the animal(s) has/have been inspected and found free of infectious and contagious diseases and they have not been infected during 30 days prior to shipment.
  • Such animal(s) has/have reacted negatively to the Intra Dermal Tuberculin test with internationally approved Antigens within 45 days prior to shipment. Also, negative to the Serum Agglutination, Elisa or compliment Fixation Tests for Brucellosis within 30 days prior to shipment.
  • That the country from which such animal(s) was/were imported has been free from Foot & Mouth Disease for a period of at least 24 months prior to shipment.

That the certificate must be issued showing that the country from which such animal(s) was/were imported is free from Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).

Contacts

In the event of any urgency, or emergency, kindly contact-

The Veterinary Department
Ministry of Agriculture & Lands

Third Floor
Ministerial Complex
Sir Eric Matthew Gairy Botanical Gardens
Tanteen, St. George’s,
Grenada, W.I.
Tel: +1 (473) 440-2708 | +1 (473) 440-3078 | +1 (473) 440-3083
Fax: +1 (473) 440-4191