Live Animals Regulations (LAR) Manual | Book | 2023 | English
Live Animals Regulations (LAR) Paper Manual
The Global Standard for the Transportation of Live Animals by Air
The IATA Live Animals Regulations (LAR) is the global standard and the essential guide to transporting animals by air in a safe, humane and in a cost-effective manner. Whether you are a shipper, a freight forwarder, an airline, or an animal care professional, the LAR is a must for transporting animals humanely and in compliance with airline regulations and animal welfare standards.
The LAR provides you access to the most current and efficient practices for your live animal cargo operations and an integral tool to achieve cost savings and avoid delays by guaranteeing your shipments are problem-free and compliant with international or local regulations. The LAR includes:
Up-to-date airline and government requirements pertaining to the transport of live animals
Requirements on handling, marking & labeling
Information on the necessary documentation needed when transporting live animals
A comprehensive classification of 1000’s of animal species along with the container specifications required for their transport.
Guidelines for the non-air transport of live animals and plants
Who needs the LAR?
The LAR is a necessity for everyone involved in the transport of live animals regardless of the mode of transport. The LAR is specifically geared towards:
Animal care professionals