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Live Aquatic Animal Health Certificate for Export/Import

Necessary Documents

  1. Application Form for Export/Import Permit of Alive Fish (Form d)
  2. Import License from Ministry of Commerce
  3. Recommendation letter from Department of Fisheries
  4. Health Certificate from CA (Competent Authority) of Import Countries (Oversea)
  5. Sale Contract, Invoice, Packing list and Sample ofanimals for quarantine
  6. Imported aquatic Animal Farm’s recommendation for disease freeconcern submitted by import country
  7. Sample of aquatic Animal for Disease Diagnosis
  8. Farm location allowed by DOF
  9. Approval from Department of Fisheries for exportation/Importation


  1. An applicant submits the necessary documents for applying Live Aquatic Animal Health Certificate to the Department of Fisheries.
  2. The Department of Fisheries checks the submitted documents and if the documents are complete, Live Aquatic Animal Health Certificate shall be issued.


Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Testing for 3 diagnosis diseases

  • Est. 48000 kyats per sample


7 working days if the submitted necessary documents are completed

Place for submission

Department of Fisheries

Signing Status

Official instead of Director General


This certificate is valid for 7 days from the date of issue. PCR testing must be done for importation of Alive fish/ Crayfish, Chilled, Alive and Frozen of Shrimp, White shrimp (Penaeusvannamei), Freshwater Prawn.