(MENAFN- Muscat Daily) Muscat- The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MoAF) has announced that only two livestock per month can be imported for personal use.
In an announcement made regarding the permits for importing livestock (goats, sheep and cows), the ministry stated that a citizen can import two livestock every month for personal use. 'Permit requests can be made using the website ( www.customs.gov.om ) or at the customs offices at the borders. The permit request must be applied within at least 24 hours before the import process.'
As for commercial import of the above mentioned livestock, the importer must have a commercial registration with a permission for the said purpose.
The customs permit must be applied for on the website (www.customs.gov.om) and the livestock must be held in quarantine according to Article 37 of the regulations of the Veterinary Quarantine Act.
The announcement also mentioned the required documents for the application:
- Government issued veterinary medical certificate
- Certificate proving the animal to be Brucella disease free
- Certificate of origin
- Import permit
Additionally, H E Dr Fuad bin Ja'afar bin Mohammed al Sajwani, Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries issued a decision banning fish import and export consignments through Khatmat Malaha land check point for one year beginning from June 12.
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