Eligibility

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.

Age:

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

Pregnancy:

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

Hybrids:

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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