About Us

Thank you for visiting the site of the Veterinary Services & Animal Control (Enforcement) Sections of the Department of Environmental Protection, Government of Bermuda. We are happy that you have chosen to visit us. Here, you will find answers to the most common questions that we receive in our office and related forms. If you do not find the answer to your question here, please contact us via telephone or e-mail.
Our most prominent roles are many:

Veterinary Services Animal Control
Importation of animals Enforce legislation and policies pertaining to dogs (keeping, breeding, multiple dogs, brokering, boarding, guard work)
Deal with matters pertaining to the health and welfare of domestic animals & livestock Deal with matters pertaining to the welfare of domestic animals & livestock
Support agricultural education Assist other agencies dealing with animal related matters
Provide artificial insemination services to cattle farmers  
Protection of endangered species  
Act as the Management Authority for CITES  


Click on the service which best describes your reason for visiting us today:

Contact Us

Physical Address:
Botanical Gardens
169 South Road, Paget
Bermuda DV-04

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box HM-834
Hamilton, Bermuda HM-CX


Fax for Animal Imports:

Email for Animal Imports:


Application for Permit to Import Small Animals (Dogs, Cats)
All animals arriving in Bermuda must be accompanied by an Import Permit issued in advance by the Bermuda Department of Environmental Protection

Application for Permit to Import Other Animals

Breeder's Licence
Conditions and Application

Multiple Dog Permit
Conditions and Application