- No dog
or cat shall be imported into the island, except such animal is imported
directly from Great Britain, Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland.
dog or cat imported into Jamaica must be accompanied by an import permit from
the Veterinary Division in the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries at:
arrival at Kingston, which shall be the ONLY port of entry into the island,
every dog or cat shall be examined by an inspector appointed under the Law, and
if free of infectious or communicable diseases it may be landed.
dog or cat imported into Jamaica must be accompanied be a certificate stating
that there has been no Rabies in unquarantined dogs, cats or other animals in
the country from which it was exported.
This certificate shall be issued as listed below:
Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
17 Smith Square
Telephone (UK only) 03459 33 55 77
Telephone (from outside the UK) +44 20 7238 6951
Department of Agriculture and Rural
Belfast BT4 3SB
Republic of Ireland
Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
Telephone: + 353 1890 200 510/ +353 1607
- No dog
or cat imported into the island shall be landed if it has been in contact with
any dog or cat other than a dog or cat coming directly from Great Britain,
Northern Ireland or the Republic of Ireland; or a dog or cat that has been
released from quarantine in those countries in respect of Rabies; and which in
either case has been granted an official certificate from a country of origin
referred to above.
Information Source: Ministry of
Agriculture and Fisheries