You can only bring your cat or dog into Australia under strict import conditions. These safeguard our agriculture, environment, native and domestic animals, and our people. They are based on rigorous scientific analyses to manage biosecurity risks.
Ehrlichiosis in dogs intended for import to Australia
On 1 November we removed the condition for dogs to test negative for Ehrlichia Canis prior to import. See more about changes to Ehrlichia canis testing requirements for live dog imports.
Ensure accurate recording of microchip numbers in cats and dogs intended for import to Australia
You must import your cat or dog directly from an approved country.
Conditions you must meet can vary depending on the approved country. Your cat or dog must also undergo veterinary preparations and certification in the approved country before you import them to Australia.
Find out more about how to import your cat or dog.
Other animals and reproductive material
Find out how to import other live animals and reproductive material.
Post entry quarantine facility and bookings
Find out more about the post entry quarantine facility in Mickleham, Victoria.