Issue an Import Permit for Horses (Permanent or Temporary)

Service Code


Service Description

Through this service, it agreed to import horses permanently or temporarily from outside the country and obtain a temporary import permit that is valid for a period of ten days.

Service Procedures

To obtain import permission:

  1. Fill out the form
  2. E - Payment
  3. Issuing the Permit

To release the consignment:

  1. Fill out the form
  2. E - Payment
  3. Physical examination and laboratory test
  4. Issuing the Permit
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Target Audience
Individual Companies
Required Documents


  • A copy of the laboratory examination from the exporting country
  • Copy of the horse passport
  • Vaccination document
  • Copy of the owner’s passport / ID 
  • No objection from the Emirates Arabian Horse Association in the event that the horse is Arab

Release (Permanent importation):

  • Import permit
  • attested veterinary health certificate issued by the competent veterinary authorities
  • A copy of the laboratory test issued by the  United Arab Emirates
Terms and Conditions

Importation is permitted only from the list of allowed countries  

Used Forms

Issue a Permanent or Temporary Horse import permit

Service Time

3 Working days

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