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Pet and Vehicle Transport

Pet transport

Pet Removals

The issue of bringing your precious pet into Australia can be quite involved and requires serious consideration. The regulations pertaining to pet importation to Australia vary, depending on the country of origin.

Allow Santa Fe Wridgways to carefully plan and transport your precious pet anywhere worldwide. Santa Fe Wridgways relocation consultants can provide advice and reassurance every step of the way: Email us

Information on importing dogs and cats into Australia, including information sheets, quarantine fees, application process, approved countries, and quarantine accommodation is available from the  Department of Agriculture.

Vehicle Transport

Vehicle and Transport Removalists

When importing a vehicle into Australia, you are required to obtain an import permit from the Department of Transport & Regional Services in Canberra, Australia.

You must apply for and be granted the permit before shipping the vehicle to Australia. Under no circumstances should you make arrangements to ship your vehicle until you are absolutely sure you have been granted this import permit. It is now an offence to ship a vehicle to Australia without the required permit.

Please note that 15% duty will be payable on the vehicle plus 10% GST calculated on the Australian Customs value of the vehicle, transport and insurance costs. Also 25% luxury tax may be applicable for vehicles. These duties/taxes will be required to be paid to Australian Customs before they will release the vehicle.

Further information is available from the following websites:
» Dept of Infrastructure and Transport
» Information on Importing Vehicles into Australia