Animal, animal product and by-product imports

Rules for importing live animals, animal products and by-products.


Services and information

Travelling with pets

Requirements for pets returning to Canada, entering permanently, visiting temporarily, or in transit.

Terrestrial animals

Policies for live animals, animal products and by-products, semen and embryos, permits, and notices.

Aquatic animals

Rules, guidance and permits.

Animal pathogens

Permits, fees, disease agents, policies, facility certification, Canadian Biosafety Standards and Guidelines.

Veterinary biologics

Permits for import of animal health products.

Search import rules (AIRS)

Find commodities by classification, origin, destination, and end use.

Protected species

Permits and rules for endangered species.