Movement requirements for camelids into WA
When importing camelids into WA, movement requirements specific to the following diseases must be met:
- Johne’s disease
- liver fluke
- cattle tick.
See the webpage Forms for importing livestock into WA and the species-specific Health certificate for these requirements.
Documents for importing camels and camelids into WA
For import documents required for bringing camelids into the state, see the webpages Documents for importing camels and South American camelids into Western Australia and Forms for importing livestock into WA.
The forms webpage contains the new species-specific LB1 health certificates which came into effect on 1 July 2021.
Importing livestock from overseas
Livestock imported from overseas must meet WA requirements as well as those of the Federal Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment.
Livestock identification and intrastate movement requirements
Livestock entering WA are required to meet identification requirements and may be required to meet other intrastate movement conditions.
After entry into WA, livestock may be required to meet post-border inspection, treatment and testing requirements.
Service fees and charges exist for livestock inspections.
Quarantine WA is responsible for checking all stock imported into WA to ensure they meet the published import conditions.
Quarantine WA actively protects WA's agriculture, environment and lifestyle by conducting inspections for quarantine risk material at entry points for private travellers and commercial clients importing from interstate or overseas.
Exemptions to import requirements
If stock do not meet the published import conditions, entry into WA may be allowed with an import permit. Import permits must be applied for and issued prior to stock movement - they cannot be issued at the border.
See import permit for an application form.
Contacts for livestock imports
For queries regarding import of livestock into WA, see Contacts for livestock imports.