Please note, all animals* imported into the Bailiwick of Guernsey must be pre-notified in writing to the Office of Environmental Health and Pollution Regulation. See "Animal Import Notification" for more information.
*excluding non-commercial movement of pet dogs, cats or ferrets originating from within the Customs Union, i.e. pets travelling with their owners.
Cattle can only be imported into Guernsey under the General Import Licence from Alderney and Sark, subject to the following conditions:
- the animal was born in, and has remained continuously since birth in Alderney or Sark, or was imported into one of those Islands from Guernsey and is being re-exported to Guernsey,
- the animal has been health tested to a standard equivalent to the requirements of the Animal Health Ordinance, 1996,
- the animal is identified according to the requirements of the Bovine Animals and Bovine Record Books Order, 2003, and Alderney or Sark is not subject to foot and mouth disease restrictions.