Animal Import Permit Application

Permits are obtained by users themselves and do not require going through LAF. 


Importation from all areas except mainland China:

Link to AFCD detail guideline and application form

Importation from mainland China:

Link to application form 

Application to be submitted online at to, along with a copy of your HKID. Please make sure the application has been stamped with a departmental chop near your signature.  This permit is to be collected in person at AFCD. You should be required to sign and stamp with the department chop again upon collection.

Tips for filling up the forms:

  • Name of company: HKUST c/o World Courier HK Limited (if you select this company).
  • Kind and common name (of animal)/Kind of mammals: Mouse
  • Scientific name: Mus musculus