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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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Pet Passport Fiji

Dog Passport Fiji

Pets must enter Fiji by air from one of the following countries: Australia (except Northern Territory), New Zealand or Hawaii. If you wish to take your pet to Fiji from another country, you must export your pet to one of these countries, meet all of their requirements and apply to export them to Fiji. Any quarantine served in entering these countries will not affect the quarantine requirements in Fiji.

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

Dog Passport Fiji

Fiji requires that, with all requirements met, your pet be held in quarantine for 7 days when entering from Australia and New Zealand and 30 days when entering from Hawaii. Home quarantine is not permitted. Quarantine officers are stationed at the international airports at Nadi and Nausori.

Pets are not permitted to enter Fiji from countries with high incidence of rabies. Pets must be 4 months old to enter. Birds may not enter Fiji from any country.

Banned Breeds: The following breeds will not be permitted into Fiji: Dogo Argentino, Fila Braziliero, Japanese Tosa and all Pit Bull Terrier breeds. Serval and Savannah breeds or crosses of cats are also not permitted entry.

Birds and Other Animals: the import of birds into Fiji is not permittted. Other animals will require an import permit.

Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Fiji, 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 Fiji. 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 Fiji. 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.

The information published here is a guideline for pet owners importing their pet to Fiji. Further detail on import permits (if applicable), costs, tests and procedures are available at minimal cost at if you need them. We also stock all the equipment and accessories you will need for traveling with your pet. Same day shipping until 4:00 PM EST.

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Posted on 2013-04-15 08:11:47.0
Does this mean I can fly my dog and cats direct to Fiji and just transit Los Angeles or do they need to clear US quarantine first???
Posted on 2013-12-10 19:51:27.0
As long as you are not changing airlines and your layover is around 2 hours, you will transit the US.
Posted on 2013-12-27 21:03:37.0
I need to transport my dog from Egypt to fiji. Pls recommend which countries I shd transit
Posted on 2014-04-28 20:43:23.0
Radha - pets are not permitted to enter Fiju from Egypt as it is considered a high rabies country.
Posted on 2014-05-01 03:17:27.0
I have been living in China with my dog that I brought here from the United States. Can I bring her to Fiji through Hong Kong? And do I get her shots and vet's signatures in Hong Kong or China?
Posted on 2014-05-07 08:05:01.0
Rhose - China is considered a country with a high-rabies country, so you would have to live in Hong Kong for at least 6 months prior to entering Fiji as they do not accept pets from high-rabies countries.
Posted on 2014-05-08 04:39:24.0
Posted on 2014-05-09 00:39:24.0
So if I'm going for 2 weeks I would still have to put my dog I n quarantine for the 30 days?
Posted on 2014-07-13 03:34:18.0
Jason - assuming that you have met the requirements for Fiji, your pet will still go into quarantine.
Posted on 2014-07-18 01:43:14.0
Glad it's only 30 days! Hawaii requires 3 months and the UK 6 months!
Posted on 2014-09-15 22:27:09.0
BBrionna Nicole Rogers Hi - the UK does not require 6 month quarantine anymore. Even from a high rabies country, everything can be done in advance at home and no quarantine is required. Just sayin'...
Posted on 2014-09-16 05:03:12.0
PetTravel Epic :)
Posted on 2014-09-16 22:56:30.0
Does the 30 days quarantine rule still apply if all requirements and paperwork are in place? If yes, then is there anyway to reduce this duration?
Posted on 2014-09-20 09:07:44.0
Rynz - Fiji has changed their quarantine requirements. The duration of quarantine is 7 days for pets entering from Australia (with the exception of the Northern Territory). I have changed our information for Fiji.
Posted on 2014-09-21 21:59:27.0
Thanks for your reply. Much appreciated!! :)
Posted on 2014-09-23 08:45:08.0
Rynz - have emailed Fiji just to confirm requirements. In reaearching, I have found conflicting information.
Posted on 2014-09-24 03:52:04.0
Rynz - according to the authorities, your pet will be quarantined for a minimum of 30 days no matter what country you are arriving from. The information on their Embassy's website was incorrect. Sorry about that...
Posted on 2014-09-24 23:39:52.0
What are requirements apply for pets travelling from new zealand to fiji?
Posted on 2014-09-25 22:51:28.0
The requirements are as stated here: only the time frame for Australia and New Zealand is 7 days.
Posted on 2014-09-26 02:21:48.0
Rynz Kris OK, Rynz - back and forth with Fiji authorities. Quarantine requirements for Australia are 7 days. Sorry for the confusion.
Posted on 2014-09-26 02:22:58.0
????? R u going? X
Posted on 2014-09-26 03:33:11.0
Why does a dog need a rabies shot to enter Fiji from Australia when there is no rabies in Australia? The dog was born in Australia and has never traveled to any other country in his lifetime.
Posted on 2014-10-08 22:36:55.0
Most every country worldwide (except Jamaica and South Africa) will require a rabies vaccination prior to any dog, cat or ferret entering the country. Even though your dog has lived in a rabies free country, it could be exposed to rabies in transit. The symptoms do not appear for 90 days, so in the abundance of caution, small islands that are rabies free are taking all sorts of precautions.
Posted on 2014-10-11 04:01:20.0
I need to take 4 months Rotoweiler puppy from Canada to Fiji, what are requirments as I will be transiting LAX, USA
Posted on 2014-10-18 04:26:19.0
Sailesh - according to Fiji's regulations, pets must enter through Australia, New Zealand or Hawaii. They must enter one of those countries (or the state of Hawaii) and conform to those requirements prior to entering Fiji. Unfortunately, these countries are challenging to enter with a pet and they all take time to conform to the requirements. You can find details here:
Posted on 2014-10-19 02:36:11.0
Hawaii is part of USA, hence getting from USA is no issue right. Thanks Sailesh
Posted on 2014-10-19 02:46:44.0
Sailesh Chandra Hawaii is considered a rabies-free island, unlike the US which is considered rabies-controlled, not rabies-free. So, in the case of animal import regulations, Hawaii is not considered the same as the USA. To enter Hawaii, it will take 4 months of preparation, even when entering from the USA.
Posted on 2014-10-20 15:10:11.0
Hi I was wondering if it were possible to take my dog from Hong Kong to Fiji?
Posted on 2014-10-21 03:30:42.0
Serene - to enter Fiji, you must first take your pet to New Zealand, Australia or Hawaii and conform to their pet import requirements before applying for a permit to bring your pet to Fiji.
Posted on 2014-10-22 14:38:09.0

What does it mean "crosses of cats are not permitted"? Is outbred cat cross or not?
Posted on 2014-10-30 11:38:26.0
Hi there, we are based in Thailand, which is a high rabies incidence country but want to import our two beloved cats to Fiji. I understand from your excellent advice that you can only import from Australia, NZ and Hawaii (& NZ & Australia prohibit animal import from Thailand) - so I guess we need to look at Hawaii. If we import our cats to the US, having met the requirements for Hawaii while in Thailand (working with internationally-approved vets) will we be able to transit straight to Hawaii or will we still need to wait 120 days in the US and do the full blood titer test process from there? We can do this in Thailand as well and are hoping to be able to do a 3-step process to Hawaii - any and all advice is welcomed, thanks for providing this great service!
Posted on 2014-11-23 04:13:23.0
Hello - you can do the titer test in Thailand, but there is not an approved lab there. The sample should be processed in Kansas State University or the DOD Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory in Texas, US. These labs will send the results of the titer test directly to Hawaii. The waiting period begins the date the lab receives the sample.
Posted on 2014-11-25 00:36:40.0
PetTravel Thanks so much!
Posted on 2014-11-25 16:46:14.0
Moving to Kadavu off Fiji , have 2 cats 3 dogs one is a great dane larger than crates I've seen listed 48x35x32, will I have to use another service or special permit ion to move a larger crate?
Posted on 2014-12-30 03:59:54.0
Robert - you will need to coordinate with an airline that services Kadavu as to the crate requirements and how they can accommodate a larger crate on their aircraft. You may need to use a freight company.
Posted on 2015-01-02 01:04:07.0
We are moving from the USA to NZ. We would not import our 1 cat and 1 dog to Fiji. Is it possible to use Fiji Airways to fly to NZ from the USA or do we need to use Air NZ for this? Air NZ has regulations that makes it nearly impossible for us to use them- mainly the high costs and that we need to use a petshipper who quoted us for nearly $5000 for only the transport and paperwork. Another $1600 is for the quarantine in Auckland. Do we need to hire a certified petshipper to fly animals via Fiji Airways from LAX? We have gotten all the NZ paper works ready with our veterinarian here (at least very close). Fiji Airways official website is not much help to get answers, at least I wasn't able to find prompt answers for this unique question. We would fly in about 6 weeks (late February, 2015). Any help is appreciated.
Posted on 2015-01-06 17:51:51.0
Our flight would have a ~2h45m layover in Fiji between LAX and AKL.
Posted on 2015-01-06 17:53:49.0
Hi we have 2 American staffys can these be importad into Fiji if we meet all requirements
Posted on 2015-01-10 00:21:46.0
Jason - all Pit Bull Terrier breeds are on the banned breed list for Fiji.
Posted on 2015-01-13 03:29:20.0
Hi I am looking at moving from Macau. I see you say you do not except dogs from China but Macau is an SAR as is Hong Kong so what are the rules for us? How long would the dog have to stay in Aus or NZ in quarantine before released to you in Fiji? thanks. PS this is a great forum thanks!
Posted on 2015-01-18 03:26:13.0
Hi Kylie - pets can enter Fiji directly only from Australia, New Zealand or Hawaii. To enter Australia, you need 6 months to prepare (this is assuming that your dog is currently vaccinated for rabies.) and the quarantine would be 10 days. New Zealand will take 4-6 months as well and the quarantine period is 10 days. You can find regulations for importing a pet to both countries here: There would be a quarantine period of 7 days when entering Fiji from either Australia or New Zealand.
Posted on 2015-01-19 03:02:27.0
PI have a service dog. Cannot be without her .How does this apply when arriving in Fiji? . Quarantine
Posted on 2015-02-09 06:09:25.0
Judith - are you entering Fiji from Australia (except Northern Territory), New Zealand or Hawaii?
Posted on 2015-02-10 04:25:14.0
I am entering from Hawaii.
Posted on 2015-02-10 05:52:47.0
Entering from Hawaii.
Posted on 2015-02-10 05:56:00.0
Judith A Mills Judith - you must carry proof from the association that certified your dog as a service animal and also a certificate stating that you are dependent on your dog to assist you with your disability. You must have had your dog for more than 3 weeks. if you have this information, then your dog will quality for home quarantine as long as it is leashed and working as a service animal whenever it is outside the home. You will need to fulfill the requirements outlined here:
Posted on 2015-02-13 03:48:59.0
Hi I want to take a dog from Fiji to UK - is this possible, how long would it take and do you have an approximate costs? Thanks
Posted on 2015-02-24 04:55:38.0
Hello Marisa - it is possible for you to travel with your dog from Fiji to the UK. You will need to have your dog microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order), then wait 21 days before entering the UK. Your vet will complete an Annex IV form within 10 days of travel and your pup will need a tapeworm treatment between one and five days of travel. You can find more information and links to instructions here if you need them: Your pet will enter the UK at an approved Border Inspection Post (Heathrow, Gatwick, Edinburgh, Dublin or Glasgow) as manifest cargo on an approved airline. Because you are using this class of service, the price will be more expensive than traveling with your pet as accompanied checked baggage. We can't quote the cost, but you can contact the cargo department of the airline (stay on the same airline for the entire trip if possible). If you are flying from Nadi, you can try Qantas as they are approved to fly into London Heathrow.
Posted on 2015-03-01 14:19:34.0
If we want to bring our 2 dogs from Sweden to Fiji, which way do you recommend
Posted on 2015-03-04 07:28:37.0
How much will it cost me to bring my great dane cross to fiji from adelaide south australia ?
Posted on 2015-03-07 16:47:05.0
According to their regulations, all "pit bull terriers" are forbidden entry to Fiji. Although you understand the difference between American Staffordshire Terrier and English Staffordshire Bull Terriers, most foreign countries do not differentiate between the breeds.
Posted on 2015-03-07 18:46:17.0
Liam - you will need to find an airline that can accommodate the size crate that will be required to fly your Great Dane. Contact the cargo department of the airline for cost information.
Posted on 2015-03-07 18:47:29.0
What are the regulations for transit with my cat in Fiji airports? I intend to travel with my pet from Spain to Vanuatu and I would need to do transit in Fiji. I got already the import permit from the Vanuatu authorities, but I am unsure what are the specific regulations for the transit in Fiji. I would be flying with Korean Air. Thanks in advance for your advise!
Posted on 2015-04-15 11:28:03.0
There's no way I could bring my pitbulls, I plan to relocate back to Fiji next year. They are up to par with all requirements
Posted on 2015-05-07 21:28:36.0
Beg - as long as your pet is flying in and out of Fiji on the same airline, it will transit the country. Ask your airlines if a permit is required. The layover should be under 2 hours if your cat is traveling as air cargo or checked baggage.
Posted on 2015-05-11 01:06:57.0
Anyone know the total cost to import a dog to fiji from Australia or New Zealand. Thanks
Posted on 2015-05-16 02:15:13.0
What dogs are not allowed to be brought into fiji?
Posted on 2015-05-16 02:17:52.0
It appears that a variance is available only for service dogs. Here are the rules: The main requirements are Medical Certificate that the client requires the Disability assistance dog or the service dog; Certificate from the Service Dog Association indentifying the dog as the service dog assigned after training and bonding period of no less than 3-6 weeks with the client. The Disability Assistance dog or the Service dog may automatically qualify for home quarantine and access to the public places with the owner/client but it needs to leashed and working as Service dogs
Posted on 2015-05-16 13:47:02.0
The following dog breeds will not be permitted into Fiji: Dogo Argentino, Fila Braziliero, Japanese Tosa and all Pit Bull Terrier breeds.
Posted on 2015-05-16 13:47:31.0
Dylan - import permit fees are $300. Quarantine is almost $1K per week. (minimum of 4 weeks if entering from any country other then Australia and New Zealand). The costs for transporting can be obtained from your airlines.
Posted on 2015-05-16 13:50:09.0
Sorry, Dylan - we did not convert US $$ to Fiji $$. The quarantine fee will be about $500 USD per week.
Posted on 2015-05-16 13:58:58.0

I am disabled and I have a black capped conure that is an emotional support animal and I can take on a plane, to public places, etc. Can I bring him to Fiji if I move there? I know they accept service dogs, but not sure on ESA regulations. Thank you.
Posted on 2015-05-31 14:42:00.0

Gita - according to their regulations, birds from any country are forbidden to enter Fiji. As for ESA status, it is doubtful that this government would honor it. Some airlines do, but very few countries recognize ESAs.
Posted on 2015-06-07 14:29:36.0

Can I travel Aus to fiji with my desexed English staffy.
Posted on 2015-06-17 00:31:21.0

Cooper - according to Fiji's regulations, all Pit Bull Terrier breeds are not allowed to enter the island. Technically, Pit Bull is the common name for a type of dog. Formal breeds considered as such include the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, and Staffordshire Bull Terrier. We are not sure if an English staffy refers to a Staffordshire Bull Terrier or an American Staffordshire Terrier, but, either way, the breed is not permitted to import.
Posted on 2015-06-18 02:26:22.0

wat r d requirements n fee by da new zealand immigration to bring a dog frm Nz??
Posted on 2015-07-03 05:30:01.0

I would like to take my cat from Fidji to canada, what are the requirements from Fidji to aloud me to leave with my cat?
Posted on 2015-07-06 19:32:12.0

I am looking to bring 2 Labrador puppies (over 6 months) to Fiji from uk. Is it best to take them to Australia first ? Also I have 2 miniature Shetland ponies I would like to import. What are the rules on horses ?
Posted on 2015-07-09 15:50:29.0

Hi, I am looking to bring my 2 dachsunds to Fiji either from Hawaii (currently living), NZ or Australia whichever is the least quarantine time to avoid trauma to the dogs. If I travel to NZ or AUS first would the quarantine time in Fiji be only 7 days and what would the requirements and quarantine be from NZ or AUS? Also being that the dogs are from Hawaii and have never traveled outside of Hawaii would I still be required to have them vaccinated for rabies as Hawaii is rabies free. Thank you.
Posted on 2015-07-28 01:10:20.0

You can find requiremtents for both New Zealand and Australia here: There is a drop down menu in the middle of the page. Both countries will require 10 days of quarantine.
Posted on 2015-08-05 03:05:13.0

Viliame - your puppies will need to be 10 months of age before entering Australia. For New Zealand, the minimum age will be 7 months. Quarantine of 10 days for both countries. You can find requirements for both countries here: You can import horses from the US to either country. Email for more information on importing horses to NZ or call 1800 900 090 for info on importing horses to Australia.
Posted on 2015-08-05 03:17:23.0

Jonathan - certainly, you will need to meet the requirements for entering Canada which should include rabies vaccination. Your airlines may require a health certificate.
Posted on 2015-08-05 03:18:15.0