Import

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Import

Postby rabolongo » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:26 pm

What is the requirements when importing reptiles into the country ? Reptiles will be imported from America.

I spoke to someone at Nat Con but they were not able to help me with any info.

So guys if you have imported any reptiles your advise would be gladly appreciated.
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Re: Import

Postby LizardLover » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:37 pm

United States of America or Southern America. There is a difference in permits and requirements for those two states/countries. Also it depends on what you want to import and if it is wild caught or captive born. You do require a few permits to import but I am not sure on the exact permits you need so I won't say something if I'm not sure. But you really need to tell us the country and what the animals are you want to import.
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Re: Import

Postby rabolongo » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:47 pm

We are looking at importing a pair of albino American Alligators from Florida next year.

So while saving up, im starting to do the nessasary homework so that when the time comes all is in place.
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Re: Import

Postby LizardLover » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:40 pm

Good luck with the permits hope it works out. From what I've heard it's allot of paper work.
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Re: Import

Postby rabolongo » Tue Apr 02, 2013 9:45 pm

Thanks, yes apparently it is a lengthy process.
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Re: Import

Postby Bushviper » Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:57 pm

If you are going to be spending almost half a million on two baby animals I am sure you can build your own quarantine. That way the animals can grow up there permanently. Apply for the import permits and once they have been approved I can help you with the rest. I would not not worry about much more at this stage so just apply to Gauteng Nature Conservation for the import permit.
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Re: Import

Postby rabolongo » Wed Apr 03, 2013 5:04 pm

Thanks bushviper

Their worth every cent, getting them at a good price since they are bred by a friends relative !! How long does it take to approve a import permit ?
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Re: Import

Postby chondro3000 » Mon Apr 22, 2013 8:41 pm

Good luck on getting any gator out of the state there's a total ban on any live gator leaving the states this was set up by the alligator farmining lobby to protect them from anybody setting up a gator farm outside the states
Man kind would be very lonely with out the companionship of animals
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