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Moving pets, native and non-indigenous animals into and within NSW

Moving native species into and within NSW

Please contact the Office of Environment and Heritage on 13 15 55.

Keeping and moving non-native animals in NSW

The keeping and movement of some non-native animal animals into and within NSW is strictly controlled. Please see our 'Non-native animals' page for more information.

Animal welfare requirements when transporting pets

Please see our Animal welfare page.

Emergency animal diseases

If you suspect that an animal being moved into or within NSW poses a significant disease risk, please see our 'Animal biosecurity' page for information on how to report this.