Tweet Pet Travel Pet Travel Forum Pet Travel Blog Pet Travel on Facebook


Pet Travel Blog

Pet Passport
Have a question or concern? Reach out to others who have taken your journey with their pet for advice. Just gone to a fabulous place with your pet? Let us all know about it.

To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on reflect the current regulations. We cannot predict how a given country may enforce these regulations. Noncompliance may result in the need to make arrangements to put the pet into quarantine, return the pet to the country of origin, or destroy the pet. We suggest that you minimize the disruptions that may occur by following the rules of the country you are visiting.

Home > Pet Passports > Guam

Pet Passport Guam

Dog Passport Guam

Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to Guam from a rabies free country or a country with a low incidence of rabies.

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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3.  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.
  4. Fill out an application to the Department of Agriculture, Animal Health Section.
  5. Your pet must be treated for Ticks not more than 14 days prior to arrival in Guam.
The documents and fee must arrive 10 days before the pet's arrival. Since the documents cannot be prepared by your veterinarian more than 14 days prior to arrival you must send them by Federal Express to qualify for airport release of the pet.

This completes a passport for your dog or cat to enter Guam.

Dog Passport 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.

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. 

Need equipment for traveling with your pet? Find it all at

GOT QUESTIONS??? Please post to our blog or forum.
GOT COMMENTS??? Please enter them below. Your experiences will provide help for us all!!

So ..if i have the vet ...proof of rabies vaccination...and applied the proper paperwork..upon arrival my pet will not have to endure any quarentine??
Posted on 2013-05-23 10:49:38.0
You will have to meet the requirements for Hawaii and enter through that state. Any quarantine should be done there.
Posted on 2014-01-01 15:43:24.0
I am flying from Okinawa to Tokyo to Guam. I did all req paperwork to get my dog into Guam but I am having issues with United Airlines and flying my dog from Toyko to Guam. They are saying I have to use a freight forwarder. Any help with this would be great.
Posted on 2014-02-08 05:39:47.0
The reason for this may be because Guam does not have quarantine facilities and United wants to be sure the requirements for Guam are met. If they are not, United must return your pet to Tokyo. Have you spoken with ANA?
Posted on 2014-02-10 04:31:47.0