Resources for importing zoo animals

A list of publications, documents, and guidance to help you understand and meet your obligations when importing zoo animals.

Animal import notifications subscription

Guidance notes for applying to become an approved facility [PDF, 2.5 MB]

Diagnostic tests, vaccines, treatments, and post-arrival testing (MPI-STD-TVTL) [PDF, 517 KB]

Association of zoo and aquariums (AZA)

Resources for zoo containment facilities 

Template for your Zoo Containment Facility Quality Management System [DOCX, 131 KB]

Zoo enclosure guidelines [PDF, 1.1 MB]

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