How to Renew Registration as an Animals Seeds or Genetic Materials In Ivory Coast

Renew Registration as an Animals Seeds or Genetic Materials In Ivory Coast By Yourself

  • Applicants (Individuals/Companies/businesses) located in Abidjan should visit the Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resources (MIRAH), Department of Livestock Productions (DPE) Sub-Directorate of Genetic Resources (SDRG) & Sub-Directorate of Animal Health and ones located outside Abidjan should visit the Prefecture office near them and express their interest at the service desk.
  • Request a registration form from the registration desk. make sure you fill it out accurately.
  • Send the completed form with all supporting documents to the official to verify.
  • Pay the processing fees on the Department of Veterinary Services (DSV) cash counter, on which you will be issued with a receipt.
  • The Veterinary Services Division (DSV) will send an inspector/health officer to the premises of the facility for inspection to confirm that Good Cold Storage, Manufacturing and Distribution Practice are in place.
  • An exact copy of report findings is given an applicant and If any change or enhancement is needed, Corrective Action and Preventive Action Report (CAPA) report will be issued and you will have to fix the issue.
  • After the successful implementation of the CAPA Following the successful implementation of the CAPA, a follow-up audit could be carried out by the inspectors to determine the effectiveness of the CAPA’s implementation (where appropriate).
  • When the examiner is pleased with the subsequent inspection report the pet will receive an animal certificate.
  • The Inter-ministerial Commission (chaired by the Ministry responsible for Trade) is formed to meet and review the findings of the report application files, and issue the certificate of authorization for importation to applicants who meet the conditions in the request.
  • You will be informed of the decision via mail, telephone or in person, and then you will be issued with a Certificate of Registration as an Importer for Animals seeds and genetic materials through the register.
  • The list of approved applicants (individuals/businesses/companies) will then be gazetted by the Inter-ministerial Decrees.

Required Documents For Renew Registration as an Animals Seeds or Genetic Materials

  • Request for handwritten (for the attention to the President of Approval Commission, Decree n deg 93-312 dated March 11 1993, District Abidjan).
  • A valid identity card (Identity Card or Residence Card).
  • Certificate of the Location of the Place where exercise is conducted (by the Town Hall of the Municipality in question).
  • Certification of Inspection and against inspection using the manager’s pulmonary radio.
  • An official duplicate of License for the year preceding.
  • The Professional Card that is issued by MIRAH at the time of the initial request.
  • 4 Photos of the manager’s identity.
  • Employee lists.
  • Monitoring and inspection of employees and the pulmonary radio.
  • The file of the person who is in charge or manager of the Company with all the documents listed above.
  • Certificate of non-bankruptcy (Commercial Tribunal of residence).
  • Certificate of Regularity in Fiscal Affairs (Tax Service provided by your Municipality).
  • The Veterinary Inspection Certification (Veterinary Inspection Service).
  • The receipt of payment of fees related to the application file the Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resources.

Office Locations and Contacts

Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resources (MIRAH)
Abidjan Plateau Plateau
Address: CAISTAB building 11th floor
BP V 84 Ivory Coast Ivory Coast
Tel: (+225) 20 22 99 30 / (+225) 20 21 34 23
Website: Link
Department of Livestock Productions (DPE)
The Sub-Directorate for Genetic Resources (SDRG) and Sub-Directorate of Animal Health (SDSA)
Address: Abidjan Plateau, Cite Administrative, Tower A, 2nd floor
Tel: (+ 225) 20 22 69 77 / (+225) 20 21 40 16
  • Veterinary Services Division (DSV)
  • Service Inspection and Control Sanitary Veterinary Frontiers (in Customs Offices ): Border, Port and Airport)
  • Address: Abidjan – Plateau Cite Administrative Tower C, 11th Floor

Tel: (+225) 20 21 89 72


  • Importers (Individuals/businesses/companies) that wish to renew their importer authorization certificate for Animals Seeds or Genetic Materials.


  • You can consult the ministry


The authorization certification is good for one year, and is renewable after that


In conformity with Decree No. 83-744 of the 28th of July 1983, establishing the conditions for the exercising of trade professions in animals, animal products and animals intended for consumption by humans, the practice in the field of an importer of animal feed requires an Approval from a Joint Order by the Minister in charge of Trade and the Minister of Animal and Fishery Resources (MIRAH) (MIRAH) Department of Livestock Productions / Sub-Department for Genetic Resources ( SDRG) & Animal Health Sub-Directorate (SDSA).

The Information You Need

Applicant details

  • Full names
  • Telephone number(s)
  • Addresses for postal mail
  • Email address
  • Declaration

Information on the facility

  • Name of the business
  • Information on employees
  • Physical location of the facility (land markings/GPS addresses)
  • Information about the manager (name number, post, and phone No.)
  • Information about branches, if they exist
  • The details of expiring authorization certificates.

The Document is required

      • Importers who want to purchase Animals genetic Materials require an Authorization Importer Certificate for fisher derivatives and products from the ministry in order to be able import such products to Ivory Coast

Such Companies/business/persons that are registered with the Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resource (MIRAH)/ must renew their authorization certificate to keep enjoying the incentives that come with registration.

External Links

Link (Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resources) Link



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