|Abalone (live) and abalone products (all) including fresh, frozen, dried, vacuum sealed etc.||No||Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis|
|Aquarium fish, snails, molluscs, invertebrates, crustaceans, etc (live, marine or freshwater).||Ask||Telephone: (03) 6165 3777|
|Agricultural equipment - Checklist for used and field tested Harvesters and harvesting equipment.||Ask||Treatment to remove soil at owner's expense.|
|Harvesters and harvesting equipment - used and field tested.||Mandatory inspection in Tasmania of all imported harvesters and harvesting equipment.|
|Dirty machinery may contain biosecurity threats including soil-borne contaminants, noxious weeds and restricted plant material.
|Apple/pear trees, cuttings and fruit||No||Fire blight and
|Banana plants, fruit and seeds of Musaceae species||No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
Birds, Chickens, Geese, Turkey, Japanese Quail, Mallard Duck, Mandarin Duck, Muscovy Duck.
Zebra Finch, Budgerigars (budgies), Cockatiels, Guineafowl, Peafowl, Canary.
Note: A Wildlife Import Permit is required for all other Caged Birds. Contact Wildlife Services to enquire if you need to make Application for a Wildlife Import Permit. (This may be in addition to any other import requirements listed on this website.)
*Yes||The following birds are domestic stock (birds) and do not require a Wildlife Permit:|
Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica), Domestic Fowl (Gallus gallus), Domestic Turkey (Meleagris gallopavo),
Mallard Duck (Anas platyrhynchos), Domestic Goose (Anser anser), Domestic (Chinese) Goose (Anser cygnoides), Mandarin Duck (Aix galericulata), Muscovy Duck (Cairina moschate), Cockatiel (Nymphicus hollandicus), Zebra Finch (Taeniopygia guttata), Common Canary (Serinus canaria), Helmeted Guineafowl (Numida meleagris), Common Peafowl (Pavo cristatus) and Budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulates).
*Both common and scientific names must appear on the bird’s transport cage.
All birds are subject to a Biosecurity Tasmania check upon arrival.
Fruit, bird seed and plant material imported as feed or bedding is not permitted entry to Tasmania.
|Native birds and wildlife (including caged birds)||Ask||Government permit required for all native animals and birds, see
|Amphibians and reptiles||No||Prohibited entry under the
Nature Conservation Act 2002, see Applying to Amend the List of Species that can be Imported into Tasmania.|
|Cut flowers and foliage||No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
|Dogs||Yes*||*Provided that the dog(s) meet with
entry requirements under the Animal Health Act.|
Require treatment for
Hydatids tape worm (some exceptions) call
1800 684 215
Dogs must be declared free from the
brown dog tick.
Please read the
Bringing a dog into Tasmania Fact Sheet
|Fallow deer skins, hides and carcasses (untanned)||
Yes*||*Must be free of weed seeds, soil and insects.|
Feral animals (alive): fox, cane toads, dingo, European carp, Mexican walking fish, Indian myna||
Ferrets cannot be imported into Tasmania.
Ferrets are a controlled animal in Tasmania under the
Nature Conservation Act 2002.
Phone (03) 6165 3777
Fish (as seafood): including fin fish as fillets, fish products, etc.
Molluscs (as seafood): abalone, mussels, oysters, pipis, etc (alive or dead).
New conditions apply. May need to make Application for Special Authority.
Restrictions on Fin-Fish & Fin-Fish Products
For mussels, clams and oysters see
declaration by consignor form
|Rock lobster, Saltwater (marine) crayfish (as seafood only, alive or dead)||Yes||Rock lobster of genus
Sagmariasus must conform with size and possession requirements of the
Living Marine Resources Act 1995 and the Fisheries (Rock Lobster) Rules 2011|
|Fishing equipment (all) - marine and freshwater - including boats, scuba gear, waders, wetsuits / diving equipment, etc.||Check, Clean, Drain and Dry||Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis|
Didymo (rock snot)
|Fox and fox products (untanned) including fresh, frozen or dried skins, carcasses, urine, scats, etc.||No||Prohibited unless accompanied by Animal Health Special Authority, see also Restrictions on Importing Fox and Fox Products|
|Fruit and vegetables||
No||Fruit fly and multiple pest & disease risks|
|Garden tools and walking boots with soil||
Ask||Treatment to remove soil at owner's expense|
No||Goldfish ulcer disease|
|Grape vines, cuttings and bud wood||No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
|Honeycomb, raw beeswax, bees and used bee keeping equipment||No||Small hive beetle|
|Hunting trophies - see Fox & fox products; Fallow deer skins; Tanned skins and hides||Ask||Restrictions apply on the importation of fox and fox products to Tasmania|
|Leafy vegetables||No||Green snail|
|Livestock: cattle, pigs and sheep||
Ask||Specific entry conditions apply.|
Requirements for Importing Animals.
Also Fact sheet on Importing Livestock into Tasmania.
|Maize, corn seed||Ask||New conditions apply|
Special Authority may be required
|Myrtaceae, the more well-known being
eucalypts, teatrees, paperbarks, willow myrtle and bottlebrush||No||Myrtle rust|
|Orchids||Ask||New entry requirements apply|
|Peas in the pod and seed||
Ask||Cats - allowed|
Dogs - see
entry requirements under the Animal Health Act
|Pot plants and nursery stock|
(see also Orchids)
|No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
|Potatoes||No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
|Salmon, trout, eel, hake, cod, perch, mullet, flounder, bream, flathead, sardine etc||No||Multiple pest/disease risk.|
Restrictions on Fin-Fish & Fin-Fish Products
|Seeds for sowing ||
Ask||Specific entry conditions apply |
|Snails, live fish, worms/fish as bait (see note below about Exotic Fish Species)||
No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
|Soil||No||Multiple pest/disease risk|
|Stock feed/hay/fodder, grain, bird food, lupins||
Specific entry conditions apply
|Tanned skins and hides (all) including antlers and horns||
|Wool, fur and hair both processed and unscoured derived from sheep, alpaca, rabbit, goat, camel, etc, and 'raw' silk including dead silk cocoons||Yes||Allowed entry (must be clean and free of weed seeds)|
|Feathers||Yes||Allowed entry (must be clean and free from skin and flesh)|
|Timber, logs and wood||Ask||European house borer|
|Watercraft (all) - marine and freshwater - including fishing boats, jet skis, yachts, kayaks, canoes, etc.||
Check, Clean, Drain and Dry|
Mandatory inspection for Abalone Viral Ganglioneuritis
Caulerpa (seaweed) prevention
Didymo (rock snot)
|Weeds - aquatic and terrestrial, including seeds||
More information about declared weeds.|