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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.

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Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to Cambodia

Cambodia does not quarantine healthy pets who meet the following requirements:

For more detailed instructions and forms to create a pet passport to take your pet to Cambodia, click on the button below.

Dog Passport Cambodia

Whenever you travel to a foreign country 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 Cambodia. 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 Cambodia. 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 (CITES).  You will need to apply for additional permits if this is the case. Search their database. Over 180 countries participate and enforce CITES regulations. Read more about CITES.

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 Cambodia does not require a pet microchip, we strongly recommend that you microchip your cat or dog prior to traveling. 

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Where do I get an import permit to bring my dog into Cambodia, I have searched everywhere and can't find anything. Surely, there must be some form of paperwork to be filled in. I don't want my dog to arrive and not be able to pick her up, she will have had all the necessary vet checks and shots in Australia.
Posted on 2013-09-19 16:03:25.0
Check CPN
Posted on 2013-09-20 05:24:46.0
Thanks Sonja, I already did, unfortunately there was nothing there.
Posted on 2013-09-20 07:04:16.0
Carol, have you found the permit yet? I also am looking for one without any luck.
Posted on 2013-10-08 14:31:19.0
I wanna buy a pup from Europe to Cambodia but i dont know how to buy n pay. What can i do at first?
Posted on 2013-11-19 08:44:38.0
i would like to ask if how can i bring my dog to the philippines...where do i need to go ?
Posted on 2013-11-26 17:41:21.0
Be very careful of buying a puppy on the internet, especially if you are wiring money for it.There are many pet scams abound. If you are sure that your breeder is legitimate, then you need to have the puppy vaccinated and you will need an Import Permit and health certificate issued by a licensed vet within 10 days of travel. You can find links to forms and instructions here:
Posted on 2013-12-11 02:42:13.0
You can find details on bringing a dog to the Philippines here:
Posted on 2013-12-11 02:43:17.0
Dear sir! So what can I do to help myself? from losing? money? Does your company can solve? this problem? Please give an advice?? Thanks!
Posted on 2013-12-13 14:10:06.0
Find a breeder with a website and speak with them on the telephone. Ask if they take credit cards or accept PayPal for payment. Using those things will protect you if there is a problem with the puppy.
Posted on 2013-12-27 20:20:36.0
Hey, i am want to take 4 puppy's out of Cambodia to Germany. Where do i get information about that. I also wont be on the same flight. So where can i get information about how to transfer them then. It would be great to get any ideas. Thanks!
Posted on 2014-01-09 08:15:23.0
As Cambodia is considered by the EU as a high rabies country, the puppies will not be permitted entry into Germany as unvaccinated puppies. They will need to have a microchip inserted, be vaccinated for rabies (in that order) and (one month after vaccination) they will need a Blood Titer Test processed at an approved lab. Assuming the results are within limits, they can enter the country 90 days after the date the blood was drawn. You can find details about transporting pets to Germany as well as links to instructions and forms here:
Posted on 2014-01-10 16:59:49.0
Hi I am already in Cambodia and due to fly to India and bring my Dog back with me. I wanted to know what are the documents i need for fly her in here and where can i go to collect this data.
Posted on 2014-03-20 11:07:57.0
You can find forms and instructions here:
Posted on 2014-03-21 03:46:15.0
Hi, I am bringing my dog to Cambodia from Indonesia. Where do I get the import permit?
Posted on 2014-06-05 06:39:47.0
Alan - We know of no requirement for an import permit to bring a dog into Cambodia.
Posted on 2014-06-09 12:13:04.0
PetTravel Thanks for the info..!!
Posted on 2014-06-10 07:09:28.0
I am confused, in the post below you state no forms or permits are required to enter Cambodia with a dog. But in the March 20th comment you redirect Ms. Zurart to your forms page. So what forms are required for taking our two fully vaccinated dogs from Nepal to Cambodia? Thanks
Posted on 2014-07-29 18:17:55.0
Randy - to enter Cambodia with a pet, you will need proof of rabies vaccination at least 30 days prior to entering the country and a health certificate issued within 10 days of travel. If you are entering Cambodia from the US or Canada, you will need to get the health certificate endorsed by the USDA or the CFIA.
Posted on 2014-08-02 02:01:27.0
PetTravel Thank you for the clarification :-)
Posted on 2014-08-02 02:20:48.0
PetTravel Hi Jerry just wanted to inform you that I didn't need or use any of the forms i bought for Cambodia online from Pet Travel as they didn't take any when she traveled with me as extra baggage.
Posted on 2014-08-25 10:47:01.0
Dj-Donabelle Zuzart Hello - we have never been able to predict enforcement of the rules for any country when you are entering with a pet. We believe that owners traveling with their pet should be able to satisfy every rule that a country has. There is just as great a possibility that an agent would be very strict and then, if a document were missing, a pet would be sent home, quarantined or destroyed. Too big a risk...glad you made it safely.
Posted on 2014-08-26 04:29:34.0
PetTravel Sure I understand that. I just wanted to inform you and give you my feedback. of course its better to be safe than sorry. So as a precaution I had them all on me.
Posted on 2014-08-26 04:44:27.0
Update: I took my dog from Indonesia to Cambodia (as excess baggage - via Phnom Penh) without any trouble at all. In fact, nobody even asked about the dog.
Posted on 2014-08-26 05:13:15.0
Dj-Donabelle Zuzart We are so grateful for that. Thank you.
Posted on 2014-08-28 02:21:45.0
Awesome. Can't predict enforcement. Really appreciate the feedback. Others will benefit from it. Thank you!
Posted on 2014-08-28 02:22:50.0
When returning to the US from Cambodia, will I need to repurchase another pet passport and airline form pet policy online?
Posted on 2014-10-31 16:28:55.0
Dean - it would depend on how long you have spent in Cambodia. Some airlines need to see health certificate issued within 10 days of travel, but you should contact them for that info. The US will want to see your pet's current rabies vaccination. The general rule is that you can use your country's documentation to return to the US if you do so within 30 days.
Posted on 2014-11-03 01:44:48.0
You may want to look at some of the Facebook posts on this page: Several of the posters have traveled to Cambodia with their pet. It is not an easy thing to do because of the last leg and the plane being small. One poster mentioned that he needed to change airlines in Thailand and so had to conform to their regulations. Try contacting other people on the page and ask.
Posted on 2014-11-11 03:19:16.0
There is also a gentleman named Sim Fields who posted on this page who has detailed his issues with getting his pets to Cambodia. His name is Sim Fields. Try contacting him:
Posted on 2014-11-11 03:21:30.0
Bangkok air takes Animals to Phnom Pehn,so email them about Siem reap ,but you have to go through Thailand and you most get the permit to transfer through there which is easy to get by emailing their animal import/export office.You also have to pay them to take your pet out of customs and for the paperwork,but its cheap.
Posted on 2014-12-01 11:22:33.0
Bangkok air takes Animals to Phnom Pehn,so email them about Siem reap ,but you have to go through Thailand and you most get the permit to transfer through there which is easy to get by emailing their animal import/export office.You also have to pay them to take your pet out of customs and for the paperwork,but its cheap.
Posted on 2014-12-01 11:23:20.0
Sim Fields Sim - you are very kind to offer this information to pet owners trying to get to Cambodia with their pet. Your wisdom is invaluable. Thank you very much.
Posted on 2014-12-03 02:35:39.0
I feel like I read something about certain rabies vaccinations not being accepted. Which, could have been another country, but I want to cover all my bases. Are there any specifications?
Posted on 2015-02-10 05:24:44.0
Ellie - the specs for rabies vaccinations for the EU seem to align with the world standard: be a vaccine other than a live modified vaccine and fall within one of the following categories: (i) an inactivated vaccine of at least one antigenic unit per dose (WHO standard); or (ii) a recombinant vaccine expressing the immunising glycoprotein of the rabies virus in a live virus vector Ask your vet and they can advise you.
Posted on 2015-02-13 03:29:37.0
You said "The general rule is that you can use your country's documentation to return to the US if you do so within 30 days." What if I'm taking my dog from Cambodia to Canada for 30 days. What would the procedure be for vaccinations and things?
Posted on 2015-03-27 06:33:26.0

Carol I know you posted this question a couple of years ago,but did you find a solution as I want to take my dog with me when I move to SIEM reap this year
Posted on 2015-03-27 09:22:26.0
Justine - if your dog is over 8 months of age, it will need proof of rabies vaccination prior to entering Canada. The airlines will most likely require a health certificate as well.
Posted on 2015-04-01 04:05:00.0
PetTravel Yeah I know that. but we are only going on vacation. So we will be bringing her back into Cambodia. Will I also need to bring her to the vet in Canada before coming back?
Posted on 2015-04-01 04:06:21.0
Justine Carlyle The health cert is only valid for 30 days. If you will be entering Cambodia beyond this 30 day window then it is recommended to visit a vet in Canada to have a new health certificate completed.
Posted on 2015-04-03 19:45:12.0
hello !! I want take my puppy ( fox dog ) from Vietnam to Cambodia in 3 days 2 nights. I think I will come Cambodia by motobike at MOc Bai. What would i need do for my girl ? I had Pet health check book . Is it okie ? Thanks !!!
Posted on 2015-04-14 11:18:34.0
PetTravel Thank you :)
Posted on 2015-04-14 17:56:40.0
Helen - your pet will need proof of current rabies vaccination and a recent health certificate to enter Cambodia.
Posted on 2015-04-15 01:38:56.0
PetTravel : thanks a lot !!!
Posted on 2015-04-15 07:21:54.0
Hi! We might be importing a dog from Europe. I wonder what requirements Cambodia has for the rabies vaccine, does it have to be taken at the earliest at 12 weeks (the requirements to go to Europe from Cambodia is that you take the first rabies shot at the earliest at 12 weeks.) Our dog might only be 11 weeks when we have to leave, would that be a problem?
Posted on 2015-04-20 03:05:27.0
Sita - love your Facebook picture, ah Dallas. You pup will need to be microchipped, then vaccinated no sooner than 12 weeks of age (according to law) and wait 21 days in order to leave the EU Member State you are visiting. Cambodia requires that the rabies vaccine is given 30 days prior to entering the country.
Posted on 2015-04-30 03:59:35.0

hi!! i just wanna know if i can bring my pupps here in cambodia. my puppies is already 4months old. and pupps will come from philippines what requirments should i give??
Posted on 2015-05-27 14:59:04.0

Maeam - your pups must be vaccinated for rabies and have a health certificate issued by a licensed vet in the Philippines to enter Cambodia. You will need to find out export requirements from the Philippines. Contact the cargo department of an airline that flies the entire route if your pups are traveling alone.
Posted on 2015-06-04 04:32:14.0

I am being told by EVA airlines that Cambodia does not allow pugs or any stubbed nose dogs to enter the country. I can't find that anyplace else. Is that true??
Posted on 2015-07-13 12:54:33.0

Ann - it is not that Pugs cannot enter the country. It is that temperatures are too high in the summer and the airlines will not transport them in the cargo hold. Eva is among the airlines that will not expose your pet to the risk of traveling in the summer.
Posted on 2015-07-21 04:09:34.0

Can I travel by taxi from Cambodia to Thailand with my dog via the Koh Kong border crossing? Will they also let dogs in through immigration at that border crossoing. Instead of taking a plane. That would be a lot cheaper. From Thailand we will fly to the EU the next day. I already have all the vaccinationes needed for Thailand and the EU. I only need to get a import certificate for Thailand, anybody know where to get it? Thanks or your advice, regards, Frida de Boer
Posted on 2015-08-22 03:02:41.0

Frida - you can get the import permit from the Department of Livestock Development. All pets entering Thailand must undergo a series of tests at the Suvarnabhumi Airport Animal Quarantine Station. You can contact them and inquire if they have the facility to handle the testing at the Koh Kong border crossing: 66.2.1340731 .
Posted on 2015-08-24 04:31:37.0

PetTravel Thank you I already called them this morning but at the time of calling there was nobody who spoke English so I will try again in the afternoon. Hopefully they can tell me more about it. Thank you very much
Posted on 2015-08-24 04:50:02.0

hy.. can i take my dog from cambodia to indonesia? i want to hand carry but i dont know can or no .. ><
Posted on 2015-09-21 15:08:56.0

We live in Thailand with our little dog that be brought here from Australia. Can we simply cross the border into Cambodia from Thailand with our dog. (with the necessary documents)
Posted on 2015-10-10 23:57:14.0