Moving camels, alpacas and llamas

You have to meet certain requirements if you move camelids within Queensland or into Queensland from other states and territories.

Camelids include the two true camels (the single-humped dromedary - or Arabian camel - and the two-humped Bactrian camel) as well as the alpaca, llama, guanaco and vicuña.

Moving camelids within Queensland

Before moving camels, vicuña and guanaco within Queensland you must:

Moving camelids into Queensland from interstate

Ensure that you have met all Queensland travel requirements for camelids.

Note: You do not require a Queensland certificate of health as of 1 July 2016 when moving camelids into Queensland. You do have a general biosecurity obligation to prevent or minimise a biosecurity risk.

Moving camelids from Queensland to another state or territory

Contact the state or territory's agriculture department to check their laws for moving camelids.

Please ensure that you meet all Queensland travel requirements for camelids when moving through Queensland to get to another state.