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South Africa - Taking Your Pets
In order to bring pets into the country, an Application to Import Animals into South Africa form must be completed and applicable fees (around R80, or $12) paid to The Directorate of Animal Health. Thereafter a Veterinary Import permit and Veterinary Health Certificate will be issued. The Health Certificate must be signed by an authorized veterinarian within ten days prior to departure. Discrepancies can result in animals being returned to their point of departure or quarantined for up to 60 days.
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