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What is the procedure for customs clearance when carrying pets to Taiwan?

Pets (cats and dogs) Clearance


1. Entry (import) :
Inbound passengers with pets should fill out the Customs declaration form with correct description of articles, quantities, and value, and then pass through the red channel for clearance. Each passenger may be granted duty exemption if the total value of their dutiable baggage for personal use(including pets) does not exceed NT$20,000. As for submission of the required examination documents, and quarantine procedure for importing pets, please contact the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine at 03-3982663 for further information. 

 

2. Departure (export) :
Passengers should present their passports and the health certification of pets to apply for inspection of pets before departure. The Hsinchu Division of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine as well as the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Quarantine Station shall process the application. The authorities will then issue a quarantine certification to the passengers when pets pass all examinations. When departing, the passengers need to present examination documents to the quarantine unit for verification at the ports or airports. For further questions or inquires about regulations for exporting pets or plant , please contact the Hsinchu Division of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine at 03-3982663 for further information.

3. The Express Cargo Division is responsible for pet (including cats and dogs) import declaration and inspection .

 

Contact point : General AffairsSection, Inspection Division

TEL : (03)3982293

  • Publish Date:2018-07-16
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