M 10 - Quarentine (Live animals)

Description According to current legislation (Decreto n.º 26/2009 de 17 Agosto) imported live animals are subject to a 40 day quarantine period. Subject to prior authorization, and where conditions exist, the quarentine can take place at the importers' premises.
Comments Subject to prior authorization, and where conditions exist, the quarentine can take place at the importers' premises.
Agency Ministry of Agriculture and Food Security
Export/Import Import
UN Code A14 - Authorization requirement for SPS reasons for importing certain products
Measure Type Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures
Legal Documents
Name Category
Decree n.º 26/2009 of 17 August Decreto
Procedures
Name Summary Category
Commodities

This measure applies to the following commodities.

HS Code Description
01012100 Horses; live, pure-bred breeding animals
01012900 Horses; live, other than pure-bred breeding animals
01013000 Asses; live
01019000 Mules and hinnies; live
01022100 Cattle; live, pure-bred breeding animals
01022910 Of weight below 200 Kg
01022990 Of weight 200 Kg and above
01023100 Buffalo; live, pure-bred breeding animals
01023900 Buffalo; live, other than pure-bred breeding animals
01029000 Bovine animals; live, other than cattle and buffalo
01031000 Swine; live, pure-bred breeding animals
01039100 Swine; live, other than pure-bred breeding animals, weighing less than 50kg
01039200 Swine; live, other than pure-bred breeding animals, weighing 50kg or more
01041010 Sheep; live, pure-breed
01041090 Sheep; live, other than pure-breed