Pet Passport Indonesia
Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to Indonesia
Pets (dogs, cats, birds and monkeys) may not enter the rabies free parts of Indonesia unless they are coming from a rabies free country such as the United Kingdom. The United States and Canada are NOT rabies free countries. The following areas of Indonesia are not accepting pets at this time: Bali, Sumatra, Surabaya, Palembang, Papua, and West Kalimantan.
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Indonesia does not quarantine healthy pets entering from the above countries who meet the following requirements. When entering from other countries, there will be a minimum of 14 days of quarantine.
- Blood Titer Test is required.
- Indonesia requires that you file for an Import Permit at least 30 days prior to entry. A copy of the owner's passport, rabies certificate and veterinary certificate must be included in the application.
- Your pet cat or dog must be vaccinated for rabies between 30 days and 12 months prior to entry.
- A USDA (or CFIA) accredited veterinarian must then complete the Veterinary Certificate for Indonesia for endorsement by the USDA or CFIA if traveling from the United States or Canada. If you are not traveling from either of these countries, the Governing Authority of your country responsible for the import and export of animals should endorse the forms.
- A copy of the Rabies Certificate should also be included for endorsement.
This completes a passport for your dog or cat to enter
At least two days prior to entry the quarantine station must be notified of your time of arrival to arrange for inspection of the pet.
Pets must be at least 3 months old to enter Indonesia.
There are some areas of Indonesia that are dedicating resourses to
becoming rabies free
areas. They are Lombok. West Java, Sumatera, Kalimantau
(Balikpapan and Samarinda) and Sulawesi. Requirements to enter Bali are
extremely strict and pets cannot enter or exit from the island
Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Indonesia, 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
Indonesia. 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 Indonesia. 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 Indonesia does not require a pet microchip, we strongly recommend that you microchip your cat or dog prior to traveling.
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