Veterinary Import Permit

Description: Anyone who wishes to import any live animal, animal products and by-products into Saint Lucia must apply for an import permit. The deciding factor for entry is the disease status of the exporting country vis-a-vis the disease status of Saint Lucia.
Category: Agriculture/Fisheries
Office: Agricultural Division
Deadline Date: None
Processing Time: Two (2) business days
Email: vlsdsec.agriculture@govt.lc
Phone:
Fee: EC$45.00
Hours: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Process:
  1. Complete the Veterinary Import Permit application form. Owners must ensure that animals satisfy the specific conditions before the Permit application is submitted to the Veterinary department

  2. The application form must be submitted with all documents specified in the conditions document for that animal

  3. The documents can be scanned and sent to Veterinary Services department at vlsdsec.agriculture@govt.lc or can be submitted in person to the department.

  4. The applicant collects the permit from the department, if approved or a copy of the permit will be emailed to the applicant.

  5. At time of entry, the requisite fee must be paid.

Requirements:
  • All animals must satisfy specific requirements. The Ministry publishes specific requirements for each animal as available under the service documents. Failure to comply with any of the conditions will result in detention or possible euthanasia.

  • Compulsory is the provision of a v
  • Notes:
  • All animals must satisfy specific requirements. The Ministry publishes specific requirements for each animal as available under the service documents. Failure to comply with any of the conditions will result in detention or possible euthanasia.

  • Compulsory is the provision of a valid Veterinary Health Certificate issued by the Veterinary Authority of the exporting country.

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