Bringing Pets to Ecuador

(This is from the Ecuador Embassy on February 14, 2017 and translated by Google Translate)

ANIMAL HEALTH REQUIREMENTS FOR THE IMPORT OF DOGS AND CATS

1. IMPORT OF PETS TO ECUADOR

What do I need to enter Ecuador with my dog ​​or cat? The main requirement for entering pets in Ecuador is the animal and cat health certificate issued by the official veterinary service of the country of origin in Spanish, in compliance with the sanitary requirements demanded by Ecuador.

This document must be presented with the pet upon entering the country. Requirements that must be attached in this document to hospitalize pets (dogs and cats) to Ecuador must meet the following requirements, depending on the country of origin:

• Requirements for dogs and cats from Europe, Asia, Africa and Oceania. TO DOWNLOAD

• Requirements for dogs and cats from the Americas. TO DOWNLOAD

• Requirements for dogs and cats from Australia. DOWNLOAD Join pet by air When the dog or cat arrives by manga (travel in the cabin of the plane) or arrive to the country for a border crossing, the pet immediately nationalize the passenger and does not need to obtain the animal health import permit, but Must have the animal health certificate of export, vaccination card and veterinary health certificate. When the dog or cat arrives by cargo (kept in the ADUANA cellar), in addition to the animal health certificate of export, vaccination card and veterinary certificate of health obtained in the country of origin, in order to be nationalized it must acquire, upon arrival, the animal health permit With the Agrocalidad inspectors including the following requirements:

• Payment of $ 25.96 for the issuance of the animal health permit for importation.

• Clinical review of the pet, by an Agrocalidad inspector. Procedure for the payment of the animal health permit and the animal health certificate for export. TO DOWNLOAD

(!) Note: No cash payments will be received, all proceedings will be treated with the presentation of the deposit slip and the current value that reflects the current rates

1.1. INCOME FROM OTHER ANIMALS TO ECUADOR For the importation of other animals Ecuador, before starting the procedures in Agrocalidad should obtain import permit at the Ministry of Environment with the following requirements:

• Application for importation of wild species as pet animals. TO DOWNLOAD

• CITES export permit issued by the Environmental Authority of the country of origin.

• Invoice or certificate of origin of the place where the animal was purchased. The application must be delivered to the Central Plant Archive of the Ministry of the Environment: Madrid and Andalusia Street, building of the former Conservatory of Music. With the achievement of this requirement, the following documentation must be submitted in Agrocalidad:

• The animal health certificate of export obtained in the official veterinary service of the country of origin in compliance with the sanitary requirements demanded by Ecuador.

• The import permit obtained at the Ministry of Environment of Ecuador.

• Information on the place of quarantine monitoring. TO DOWNLOAD

With this documentation at the time of arrival of the animal to Ecuador, the animal health permit must be obtained at the Agrocalidad office located at the airport in the area of ​​international arrival.

• Payment of $ 25.96 for the issuance of the animal health permit for importation.

• Payment of diagnoses that the animal be submitted according to the current rates.

• Clinical review of the animal by an Agrocalidad inspector and verification of the required documentation.

(!) Note: No cash payments will be received, all proceedings will be treated with the presentation of the deposit slip and the current value that reflects the current rates

Health requirements homologated for the entry into Ecuador of the following species

• Sanitary requirements for the importation of ferrets. TO DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary requirements for the importation of ornamental birds from Argentina. TO DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary requirements for the importation of ornamental birds from the United States. TO DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary requirements for the importation of chelonians (turtles). TO DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary requirements for the importation of ground urchins from the United States. TO DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary Requirements for the importation of rabbits from Brazil . TO DOWNLOAD

• In the case of the European Union, the entry of ornamental birds due to outbreaks of high and low pathogenic avian influenza is suspended.

2. EXPORT OF PETS The procedure is done at the offices located in the quarantine Agrocalidad country access points (ports, airports and border crossings) meeting the following requirements:

• Vaccination card (original and copy B / N). It must include dates and brands of vaccines, internal and external worming.

• Certificate of health of the pet (original and copy B / N). Valid for 7 days, signed and stamped by a registered veterinarian at SENESCYT.

• Clinical inspection of the pet by an Agrocalidad inspector.

• Payment according to current rates .

• Issuance of the export animal health certificate.

• When animals are sent to the European Union, anti-rabies antibody titration is required (this test is performed in a laboratory authorized by the European Union). TO DOWNLOAD

• When pets leave for countries such as Panama and Chile, they have to be affixed to the respective embassies.

• Requirements for Export Pet DOWNLOAD

• Declaration scroll to the European Union DOWNLOAD

• Certification pets displacement European Union DOWNLOAD

• Requirements for US export pet DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary requirements for export of reptiles to Chile DOWNLOAD

• Sanitary requirements for export of domestic rabbits from company to Bolivia DOWNLOAD

• Requirements for export of pets (dogs and cats) to Venezuela DOWNLOAD

Note: To remove animals as pets in our country, prior to applying the animal health certificate export, consult the respective consulates on the rules of entry of own pets in the destination country, in order to avoid setbacks to its arrival. Procedure for the payment of the animal health permit and the animal health certificate for export. TO DOWNLOAD

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