Procedure for Obtaining Import Recommendation of Veterinary Medicine, Feed and Veterinary Equipment

Category Import
Picture Procedure for Obtaining  Import Recommendation of Veterinary Medicine, Feed and Veterinary Equipment
Summary Procedure for Importation of Veterinary Medicine, Feed and Equipment issued by Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

ivestock Breeding and Veterinary Department

Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation

Procedure for Importation of Veterinary Medicine, Feed and Equipment

Step (1)

A person importing veterinary equipment, feed, veterinary medicine into Myanmar shall apply a recommendation certificate, apply to the Livestock Breeding and Veterinary Department (LBVD) along with the following supporting documents.

  1. Import application form
  2. Application letter with Company letter head signed by the company’s director.
  3. Copy of Veterinary Health Certificate issuing by the Veterinary authority of exporting country for meat and bone meal, blood meal and plasma meal
  4. Farm registration in Myanmar
  5. Performa invoice
  6. Sale contract
  7. Recommendation from Myanmar Livestock Federation
  8. Copy of company registration issued by Directorate of Investment and Company Administration
  9. Form VI
  10. Form XXVI
  11. Certificate of Analysis and Country of Origin Certificate
  12. HACCP and GMP certificate of production plant
  13. Free Sale (or) Product License
  14. Laboratory result issued from Veterinary Assay Laboratory & Veterinary Diagnostic  Laboratory for Veterinary feed.
  15. Copy voucher from Veterinary Assay Laboratory for the charged of Equipment
  16. Packing list
  17. BL/Airway Bill
  18. PC3 for border trade

Step (2)

LBVD shall check and review on the completeness of the application and register the documents. For the incomplete and incorrect application, LBVD informs the importer with reason. The importer corrects, completes and resubmit the documents. If application is rejected, the process ends here. The LBVD test the sample products for the assurance of standard quality and free from harmful pathogens or toxins. For the complete and correct application and successful lab test, the LBVD shall issue the import recommendation certificate. After receiving the import recommendation certificate from the LBVD, the importer shall continue to apply the import license at the Ministry of Commerce.

Step (3)

Upon the arrival to designated port or border gate of Myanmar, the importer shall submit the Import Declaration and relevant documents to the Customs Department and the LBVD for laboratory test via the Myanmar Automated Cargo Clearance System (MACCS). LBVD shall check the sample product of imported veterinary equipment, farm equipment, veterinary medicine signed by authorized Veterinary Officer, including recommendation certificate issued by the LBVD, import license issued by the Department of Trade under the MOC, original Veterinary Health Certificate issued by the Veterinary Authority of exporting country, packing list and bill of lading/Airway bill and PC3 for border trade importation.

Step (4)

For the successful lab test, the LBVD will provide the result and approval via the MACSS and shall issue the Veterinary Health Certificate (VHC) to the importer. The result will be provided in the Customs Clearance system (MACCS) by the LBVD. The LBVD shall, with the approval of the Ministry establish Inspection Stations in required regions for inspection of imported products. The importer shall pay the laboratory testing fee and Health Certificate fee as determined by the LBVD.


The overall process will take from 7 to 10 days.

  • - The products must be processed under supervision of full time authorized veterinary official. Every precaution must been taken to prevent any contamination during the manufacturing, packing and until the time of export.
  • - The importer must provide the sample products for drugs and pesticide residue.
  • - The products must be provided with a health mark in any form or a label.
  • - Failure to follow the import procedures may result in returning the products to the country of origin or destroyed without compensation.


The following form/s are used in this procedure.

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