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Importation of Dogs and Cats

Regulations Governing the Importation of Dogs and Cats into Jamaica

  • The Veterinary Services Division of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture & Fisheries (MICAF), has issued new guidelines for the importation of dogs and cats into Jamaica.  To view these guidelines, please click HERE.
  •  With the new guidelines, dogs and cats from countries on an approved list, (please see attached) are now allowed entry into Jamaica, with effect from 14th September 2017, under the Animals Diseases (Importation) Control (Amendment) Regulations, 2017.  This applies to both pets and service animals.

     This notice, updated October 2017, which is also available on the website of MICAF at www.moa.gov.jm, provides detailed information and procedures to be observed by importers of such animals.

For more information, please contact the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries at:

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