YES WE SHIP TO CANADA
Update 3/7/2019: In response to recent Canadian KHV cases (koi herpesvirus), new Canadian government restrictions will begin on April 15, 2019 and will require non-Canadian koi dealers to do more stringent koi testing. We want to urge our Canadian customers to plan all koi shipping before April 15, 2019 to avoid any excess costs or slowdowns in koi availability. To schedule your shipments, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 808-354-7031 to reach customer service.
Kodama Koi Farm meets Canadian import regulations. By going through a rigorous approval procedure, we are able to have koi delivered to Canada. However, there are additional costs that you need to know about. Please read this section thoroughly. Please contact our office if you have any questions.
NOTE: Shipping arrangements including full payment must be finalized 2 weeks prior to the actual shipping date. Once shipping arrangements are finalized, no more koi can be added to the shipment. All certified documents are finalized on Monday prior to shipping on Thursday. Certified documents are valid for ONLY 96 hours from its issue date/time. Any shipment postponement will incur a fee to acquire a new health certificate.
Two Canada shipping options:
Air Cargo (Air Canada)
You can choose to have your Koi shipped from Honolulu to the nearest international airport in your area. You will just have to pay a box fee ($15 for one box, $10 each for two or more boxes). The rest of the shipping fees are to be paid to the airlines upon pick-up of your Koi.
UPS to Canada
You will need to fax/email a copy of your import license. A copy of your import license needs to be shipped with your Koi for customs reasons.
Auction / Wholesale
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, ALL SHIPMENTS TO CANADA WILL REQUIRE AN IMPORT PERMIT DUE TO NEW CANADIAN GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS.
Also, we will not be shipping out any supplies until we find out the regulations for those items.
EFFECTIVE FEBRUARY 4, 2013 ALL KOI SHIPMENTS MUST HAVE A HEALTH CERTIFICATE AND IMPORT PERMIT.
Please refer to the links below for more information.
Follow this link for the restricted species list that require permits. Note that Cyprinus Carpio “”Koi Carp”” is included on the list:
CFIA Susceptible Species of Aquatic Animals
Follow this link to read about and apply for an import permit for koi:
CFIA Aquatic Animal Imports
See bottom of page for permit application for BRITISH COLUMBIA…ALL IMPORTS NEED PERMIT “”license application Form B) law has been in effect for 14 years:
British Columbia Application for License
We can deliver overnight to most areas. Please confirm that your address can receive delivery prior to making your shipping arrangements.
UPS SHIPPING FEES TO CANADA
*Please note that the prices for Canada UPS shipments differ from the regular box prices for US Mainland shipments. The cost of a medium box is $125 and the large box is $145.
Kodama Koi Farm is required to charge a $10 Bond Fee and a $16 OGD Processing Fee on all koi shipments.
Each shipment must be accompanied by an import permit issued from Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and a health certificate issued by U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS). Kodama Koi Farm will obtain the required health certificate from APHIS before exporting to Canada, and Handling fee including the certificate is $250.00 for each shipment.
USDA Requirements to Export to Canada
Sample Health Certificate
13% Duties and Taxes
Shipping fee, including a medium box
(Large box = $145)
Handling fee to obtain a health certificate from APHIS
Wholesalers will be charged 5% taxes and duty. Hobbyists will be charged 5% taxes plus additional Provincial tax depending on the Province. Tax rates vary. Please contact our customer service.
Shipments to Canada leave Hawaii on Thursday. Koi shipped to Canada on Thursday require a 5 day notice. Due to the amount of time it takes to prepare and have the koi inpected, koi purchased over a weekend will not be ready to ship on the Thursday of the same week.