Export animals, embryos, ova and semen

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What you should do
How long does it take
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About exporting animals, embryos, ova and semen

To export animals or genetic material such as embryos, ova or semen from South Africa, you must apply for an export permit from the Registrar of Animal Improvement.

The relevant breeders’ society or registering authority must recommend your application to export.

Submit your application to the Registrar 30 days before you intend to export the genetic material.

What you should do

  1. Download and complete the application form.
  2. Submit your application with the required attachments to:
    The Registrar of Animal Improvement
    Private Bag X138
    Pretoria
    0001
  3. Pay the prescribed fee and attach proof of payment to the application form.
  4. Bank details:
    Standard Bank
    Branch: Arcadia
    Account no: 011219556
    Branch code: 000845/010845
  5. Submit the applicationa to the relevant breeders’ society or registering authority for recommendation.

How long does it take

The application will be approved within 30 days.

Who to contact

 

Tel: 012 319 7424/34
Fax: 012 319 7570/7425
Physical address: Delpen Building, Cnr Annie Botha Avenue and Union Street, Riviera, Pretoria
Postal address: The Registrar of Animal Improvement, Private Bag X138, Pretoria, 0001