Residency: Cats and dogs must have been living continuously in the Republic of South Africa for a minimum of nine (9) months immediately prior to export.
Clients travelling from non-approved countries can contact us for assistance on 011 976 3030.


Cats and dogs must be at least nine (9) months old at the time of export.


Cats and dogs must not be more than 3 weeks pregnant nor be suckling young at the time of export. Pregnant animals must meet the minimum 30 day quarantine requirement in Australia.

Cat Breeds:

Under the legislation of the Australian Customs Service, dogs of the following pure-breeds are prohibited and are not eligible for importation into Australia:

  • Dogo Argentino
  • Fila Brazileiro
  • Japanese Tosa
  • Pit Bull Terrier or American Pit Bull
  • Perro de Presa Canario or Presa Canario


Any other domestic/non-domestic animal hybrids (eg Bengal cats or wolf crosses) are not eligible for import unless they are 5 generations or more removed from their pure-bred non-domestic ancestors.

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