Chile – Export Requirements for Fish and Seafood

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Eligible/Ineligible Product

Eligible: Live wild lobster (Homarus Americanus) from Canadian harvest zones within FAO Area 21 (Northwest Atlantic)

Pre-Export Approvals by Competent Authority of the importing country

Imports require prior authorization from:

Chilean National Health Service
Montyas 689
Santiago, Chile

Product Specifications

Maximum levels for chemical contaminants

  • Arsenic: 1.00 ppm
  • Copper: 10.00 ppm
  • Lead: 2.00 ppm
  • Selenium: 0.30 ppm
  • Zinc: 100.00 ppm

Documentation Requirements


For Live Wild Lobster:

  • Veterinary Health Certificate for the Export of Live Crustaceans from Canada to Chile (AQAH-1002)
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