Exit Animal Quarantine
2009-05-06

 

Quarantine procedures for exit animals: inspection and quarantine report, production place quarantine, quarantine at the place of dispatch and the port of exit, issuance of certificates, and the departure and escort of exported livestock.

1. Inspection and Quarantine Report

For exporting animals, the consignor or his/her agent shall report to the AQSIQ or the port entry-exit inspection and quarantine institutions for inspection and quarantine in advance. The AQSIQ  determines, in accordance with relevant quarantine requirements of the importing country, whether to accept it or not, and then, the consignor shall sign a contract with the importing country. The consignor or his/her agent shall report to the port entry-exit inspection and quarantine institution 60 days prior to the exit of animals.

2. Production PlaceQuarantine  

Should the exit animals need to undergo production place quarantine, the entry-exit inspection and quarantine institution at its locality shall, according to relevant quarantine terms, perform quarantine, and issue the Quarantine Certificate of Origin if it passes the quarantine. In addition, the entry-exit inspection and quarantine institution of the port of exit, if necessary, shall dispatch personnel to perform investigation on epidemic situation at the place of origin.

3. Quarantine at the Port

Should exit animals need to undergo isolation quarantine after passing the production place quarantine, the consignor or his/her agent shall provide a temporary isolation place, and isolate the animals to be exported, after examination and approval as well as the issuance of the Permit for Quarantine of Entry-Exit Animal at Temporarily Isolated Places by the port entry-exit inspection and quarantine institution. During the isolation quarantine, the entry-exit inspection and quarantine institutions of the port of exit shall appoint quarantine personnel to be responsible for the quarantine at the isolation place. Procedures of laboratory quarantine for those animals shall be the same as that of the entry laboratory inspection. Finally, an Animal Quarantine Certificate shall be issued when the animals are proven to be qualified after quarantine.

4. Departure & Escort

For conveyance to be loaded with exit animals and the place of loading, disinfection shall be carried out by the port entry-exit inspection and quarantine institution before loading. Moreover, the port entry-exit inspection and quarantine institutions shall appoint personnel to accompany with the transport escorts for acquiring relevant information in the course of transit.


 

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