How to Register as An Importer through the Veterinary Service Division

Register as An Importer through the Veterinary Service Division By Online

  1. The Veterinary Service Division is a ministry division that is responsible for import and export inspection of live animals and meats. It also offers other services. The contact information for the VSD can be viewed via the contact links provided in the section “Office Locations and Contacts”.
  2. You can register to import via the VSD by submitting your application online through the Ministry of Agriculture and Land Trade System. Visit MOATRADE’s website Link
  3. If you have an account, log in to the website with your Username and Password. Click on “Not yet registered” to go to the central registration site.
  4. Fill in the User information, Contact Information, and Account details. Next, click on “Continue”.
  5. Select the permit type, Veterinary import and send your application for processing
  6. An email with instructions and information will be sent to you after the application has been submitted.
  7. After your application has been approved, you will need to log into your account, complete the application for the veterinary import permit, and pay the application fee online with a debit or card.
  8. The VSD will then complete the processing of your import permit, and issue it to.

Required Documents For Register as An Importer through the Veterinary Service Division

  • Receipt of payment

Find Office Locations and Contacts

Veterinary Services Division Permit UnitAddress 93 Old Hope Road Kingston 6
Tel. (876) 977-2489, or 977-2492
Fax: 1(876) 977-0885

Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture, and Fisheries
Address: 4 St. Lucia Avenue Kingston 5, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 968-7116
Fax: (876) 960-7422


Address: Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731
Fax: (876) 927-1904


  • Anybody who wishes to import products that are regulated under the VSD


  • Permit fees will determine the application fee


  • The validity of permits varies depending on the VSD permit

Processing Time

  • Within 48 hours, the application will be processed

Requirements Information

  • User information
  • Personal Information
  • Contact Information
  • Account details
  • Type of agency
  • Tax Registration Number (TRN). For non-Jamaicans with a TRN, please enter a nine-digit number (99999999).

You will need the document

  • To allow their products to have access to Jamaica, importers must apply to the VSD to obtain an import permit

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