tortoise specialist document

chunkytorty

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Hi I live in kuwait and I'm going to order a radiated tortoise, do I need a tortoise specialist document in order for me to legally keep the radiated tortoise. Is there something I need to do in order for the tortoise to legally enter the country
 

Maro2Bear

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Greetings

Take a look here

➡➡ http://www.kuwaitembassy.us/page/requirements-for-importing-pets-to-kuwait
➡➡➡ https://www.fetchapet.co.uk/pet-export/middle-east.html
➡➡➡➡ Permit for importing from US to Kuwait -https://www.aphis.usda.gov/regulations/vs/iregs/animals/downloads/ku_turtles_hc_7_16.pdf

PS - where are you importing it from?

One more tidbit - Kuwait/Invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits are not subject to requirements of rabies vaccination, but may have to meet other requirements and should have a health certificate to enter Kuwait. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination
 
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Kapidolo Farms

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Not to mention a CITES permit from both exporting and importing country.

Greetings

Take a look here

➡➡ http://www.kuwaitembassy.us/page/requirements-for-importing-pets-to-kuwait
➡➡➡ https://www.fetchapet.co.uk/pet-export/middle-east.html
➡➡➡➡ Permit for importing from US to Kuwait -https://www.aphis.usda.gov/regulations/vs/iregs/animals/downloads/ku_turtles_hc_7_16.pdf

PS - where are you importing it from?

One more tidbit - Kuwait/Invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits are not subject to requirements of rabies vaccination, but may have to meet other requirements and should have a health certificate to enter Kuwait. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination
 

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Are you ordering a tortoise that is already in Kuwait? Otherwise, from what I understand, there is no way you will get a CITES I permit to export a radiated tortoise out of the US. in fact you won't get one from any law abiding country unless you are doing a Zoo to Zoo transfer, usually initiated by a seizure. Did someone tell you they could legally ship you a radiated tortoise internationally?
 

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This is what he said
"We have already and your tortoise will be provided with a permit that allows you to have a tortoise anywhere. First the most important thing is their health documents so as to ensure they are safe to live among humans and humans are also safe to live with them"
 

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Walk away from this guy and deal. There is no legal way to get radiated tortoises out of the US. Its becoming impossible to even sell them across state lines legally (CBW permits are quickly becoming a thing of the past).

Find one in your country
 

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I honestly know nothing about importing a tortoise but I know a scam when I hear one, that is definitely a scam! Please don’t give them money.
 
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