How to complete an application to Import Live Fish and Drosophila
The Application to Import Live Fish and Drosophila consists of the following sections:
Enter the name, street address, telephone number, fax number and email address of the person or organisation importing the goods into Australia. In the space provided, enter the contact person's name for this consignment. This name will be included on the Import Permit.
Please note an email address and a home phone and/or mobile number are required in both Importer and Exporter details.
The exporter is the individual or organisation who is sending the commodity to Australia. Provide the exporter's street address, telephone number, fax number and email address (if applicable).
You must provide a thorough description of the live animals that you intend to import. Use the following example as a guide for the detailed requirements.
|Common name||Scientific name (genus, species)||Description (name and/or method of identification including microchips, markings, colour)||Number of animals|
|Bandit||Corydoras metae||Light whitish body colour with slight pink tinge and black body stripe which runs over ridge of back.|
Proposed end use
In this section please indicate the end use of the commodity.
Genetically modified status
Please indicate if the live animals or reproductive materials you intend to import have been genetically manipulated or contain any genetically manipulated material. If so, please provide specific details.
Mode of transport
Please indicate if the live animals or reproductive materials you intend to import are travelling by air or sea.
Estimated date of arrival
Please indicate estimated date that the live animals or reproductive materials you intend to import will be arriving in Australia.
Route details to Australia
Please indicate the travel route of the live animals or reproductive materials, country by country, from departure until arrival into Australia. You must call a Department of Agriculture and Water Resources veterinary officer in the state of import at least 72 hours prior to arrival to confirm these details.
Post-arrival quarantine accommodation
Please indicate the quarantine station that will provide post arrival accommodation.
Approved Import Permit
Please indicate your preferred mode of delivery. Note, if email is selected the terms and conditions have to be accepted.
The importer declaration outlines the legal obligation of the individual that is applying for the Import Permit and must be filled in by all applicants. Please read carefully before signing the declaration.
Please attach payment details and confirm your payment method.
Please refer to the Charging Schedule for Import Permit Applications to ensure you have authorised sufficient payment.