New Zealand Embassy Paris, France

Importing your pet from France

Domestic pets

Before a cat or dog can be imported into New Zealand from France, an import health permit must be obtained from the Ministry of Primary Industry's quarantine service. The Import Health Standards outline the length of any quarantine period required.

The Yellow Pages or your local veterinary surgeon are useful sources to find companies specialising in the transportation of domestic pets.
Application forms for an import health permit can be obtained from the New Zealand Customs Service in Brussels:

New Zealand Customs Service
New Zealand Embassy and Mission of New Zealand to the European Union
Avenue de Nerviens 9 -31
1040 Brussels. 

Tel: ++32 2512 1040
Fax: +32 2513 4856

Other enquiries should be directed to:

Import Management Section
Animal Biosecurity Group
PO Box 2526
Tel: +64 4 498 9625
Fax: +64 4 474 4132

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