Import of horses - permanent or temporary

  • Service Code D1-1-AAA-02-Q
  • Number of Users
    0 Companies
    0 Individuals
  • Number of Transaction
    0 Companies
    0 Individuals
  • Target Audience
  • Service Channels

Service Time

The Estimated time to submit a service request : 5 minutes / The time to obtain the service : 3 working days

Customer Happiness Centers

Branches that provide the service

Nad Al Sheba Center for Equine Species

Address: Nad Al Sheba 1 Area, Dubai

Working Days: Monday - Thursday: 07:30 - 15:30 / Friday: 07:30 - 12:00 |

Telephone: 8003050


longitude: 55.322611


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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 apply for a service over any of the service channels, you should register in the digital services system From here

To obtain import permission:

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

To release the consignment:

  1. Fill out the electronic form
  2. E - Payment
  3. Physical examination and laboratory test
  4. Issuing the release permit electronically

Service Fees

400 AED Request permission to import horses per head
500 AED Request for the release of horses per head

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