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Seychelles - Obtain a Pet Passport (Import Export or Transport Pet)

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Importing your pets:

  1. Have your pet examined by a certified veterinarian: You will need to have your pet examined by a certified veterinarian. Some of the documents that you will need to present when your pet arrives in Seychelles will be issued by your vet. Your vet will also be the one who will issue the pet passport.
  2. If you are outside Seychelles: You may use the link provided under "Office Locations & Contacts" to get in touch with the nearest Embassy of Seychelles in the country you are currently staying. The office may be able to provide you with information about pet passports and import permit for pets.
  3. When making arrangements to transport your pet: Make sure that you have all the required documents, and got in touch with the authority responsible with the import/export of live animals in the country where your pet will be coming from and in Seychelles. If you are thinking of flying in with your pet, you may also try and contact the airline company, they may be able to provide additional information about pet passports and how you can bring your pet abroad.
  4. Import Permit: An application form must be completed and submitted to the office of the Chief Veterinary Officer to obtain an import permit.


Required Documents[edit]

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1. Proof of child birth from the Hospital.

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Customs Division
Head Office Newport
Victoria, Mah
Tel No: +248 4293758
Fax: +248 4225768

Passenger Terminal
Tel No: +248 4373772
Fax: +248 4374064

Air cargo
Tel No: +248 4384140
Fax: +248 4374022

Tel No: +248 4293758

General Enquiry
+248 4293737

Seychelles Agricultural Agency
PO Box 166,
Ministry of Investment, Natural Resources and Industry,
Victoria, Mah,
Tlphone : +248 437 82 52

Seychelles - Embassies


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Explain the fees structure which is required for obtaining the certificate/document.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

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Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

Need for the Document[edit]

This procedure provides you information on how you can bring your pet dogs and cats to Seychelles and how can you obtain a Pet Passport.

Information which might help[edit]

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Animals (Diseases and Imports) Act


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