Pet Passport Guam
Pet dogs or cats entering Guam must conform to Hawaii's five-day or less program. You must start the process no less than 120 days prior to arrival in Guam in order to qualify.
The five-day or less program is designed to allow pets that meet certain qualifications to be released immediately upon their arrival at the Honolulu airport to travel on to Guam. There are five steps to meeting these qualifications.
Dog & Cat Import Permit must be an
original - no photocopies. This certificate must be issued by your
veterinarian not more than 14 days prior to your arrival in Guam.
Vaccinations: Your dog or cat must have been vaccinated at least twice in its lifetime for rabies and those vaccinations must be more than 90 days apart. Depending on whether your pet was given the one year or three year rabies vaccine, the latest vaccination must have done no less than 90 days prior to arrival in Guam.
Pet Microchip - The certificate from your
veterinarian must state the number of the microchip and it must
contain the fact that the veterinarian was able to scan the chip
successfully. The microchip can be of the standard US issue (Avid) or (Home Again)
type or a 15 digit ISO pet microchip.
The microchip must be implanted prior to the pet's Blood Titer Test.
Blood Titer Test: The blood test must be
done not more than 18 months and not less than 120 days prior to
arrival in Guam. (Have your veterinarian scan your pet's
microchip prior to the titer test.)
Fill out an application to the Department of Agriculture, Animal
- Your pet must be treated for Ticks not more than 14 days prior to arrival in Guam.
This completes a passport for your dog or cat to enter Guam.
Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Guam, it is always advisable to carry some form of identification indicating ownership of the pet.
Failure to comply with these regulations will mean that your pet will be refused entry or returned to the country of origin or placed in quarantine, all at the expense of the person responsible for your pet.
Inspection: All domestic dogs and cats must be free of evidence of disease
communicable to humans when examined at the port of entry to
Guam. If your dog or cat is not in apparent good health, further examination by a
licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense.
Other Animals: Birds, invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits are not subject to requirements of rabies vaccination, but may have to meet other requirements and should have a health certificate to enter Guam. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.
If your pet is not a dog, cat or ferret, and especially if it is a
turtle or parrot, you should verify that
it is not protected under the
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna
and Flora (CITIES). You will need to apply for additional permits
if this is the case. Search their database.
Over 180 countries participate and enforce CITIES regulations. Read more about CITIES.
Veterinary Certificate: All countries have unique veterinary certificates. This form may differ from the veterinary certificate issued by veterinarians in the United States. (APHIS 7001) It is an essential part of the cat or dog passport.
Pet Microchip: Although Guam does not require a pet microchip, we strongly recommend that you microchip your cat or dog prior to traveling.
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