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NameRegistration for importing animals, animal products and animal by-products
DescriptionAn import permit must be obtained from the Veterinary Service Division, MICAF prior to the importation of animals, animal products and by-products. All live animals, products, and by-products of animal origin imported into Jamaica require a Veterinary Import Permit under the law- The Animals (Diseases and Importation) Act 1948. Importers, Customs Brokers can apply online for the import permit using the Ministry of Agriculture Trade System (MOAT)
CommentsThe registration process requires the following information: - Taxpayer Registration Number (TRN). For overseas of Non–Jamaican nationals a TRN is NOT required and applicants are required to enter a 9 digit (999999999) code - Contact details: name, address, telephone, and email address(s).
Validity From15-10-1948
Validity To09-09-9999
Technical Code
AgencyMinistry of Industry, Commerce Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF)
Created Date2018-09-30 23:18:09
Updated Date2019-05-08 11:14:51
Measure TypeRegistration Requirement
Legal/RegulationThe Animals (Diseases and Importation) Act
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Registration of Importers - VSDApplicants are required to first register to use the MOAT system using the ‘Not yet registered?’ link on the MOAT website (


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Pure -bred breeding animals
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