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Australia - Export requirements for fish and seafood


Requirements will be consistent with the 1993 Memorandum of Understanding between Canada and Australia. The text of the memorandum is available from the Government of Canada Web Archive, which is maintained by Library and Archives Canada.

Eligible/ineligible product



Pre-export approvals by competent authority of importing country

Import permit

Product specifications

Maximum levels for chemical contaminants

Maximum levels for therapeutants and antibiotics

Microbiological requirements

Production controls and inspection requirements


Consumer ready form

Product for further processing

Labelling, marking and packaging requirements

Documentation requirements


Other information

Further information on import requirements can be obtained from the Australian Government Department of Agriculture, and the Australian government's Biosecurity Import Conditions (BICON) database.

Australian Government Department of Agriculture
18 Marcus Clarke St, GPO Box 858
Canberra ACT 2601

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