Myanmar Pet Passport & Import Regulations
Myanmar does not quarantine cats and dogs that meet the following requirements. All requirements also apply to service and emotional support animals.
It is strongly recommended that your pet be identified with a pet microchip prior to entering Myanmar.
Your pet must have resided in a country that is free from rabies for at least 12 months prior to import or it must be vaccinated for rabies between 30 days and 12 months prior to entering the country.
All dogs entering Myanmar should be vaccinated against Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis and Parvovirus, with an officially approved vaccine at least 21 days prior to export. Cats should be vaccinated against feline rhinotracheitis, calcivirus, and panleukopenia.
A Veterinary Health Certificate for Myanmar must be completed by a licensed veterinarian in your originating country just prior to travel. We recommend that a USDA or CFIA-accredited veterinarian complete the form and you have it endorsed by the USDA or CFIA if traveling from the United States or Canada. If you are traveling to Myanmar from another country, the Governing Authority of your country responsible for the import and export of animals should endorse the forms.
An import permit issued by the Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Rural Development is required for dogs and cats entering Myanmar.
Ticks and Tapeworm Treatment
A ticks and tapeworm treatment is not required prior to entering Myanmar but is recommended due to availability of these products in the country.
Entering Myanmar by Air
Pets must enter Myanmar via Yangon International Airport. Pets can enter as checked baggage or air cargo. Owner must be present at customs clearance.
Your pet dog or cat will subject to quarantine, at approved premises, for a minimum of 30 days upon arrival during which they shall be submitted to test or treatment if necessary. The importer or owner is responsible for any expenses.
Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Myanmar, it is always advisable to carry some form of identification indicating ownership of your pet.
All domestic dogs and cats must be free of evidence of disease communicable to humans when examined at the entry airport. If your dog or cat is not in apparent good health, further examination by a licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense.
Puppies and Kittens
Puppies and kittens should be at least 3 months of age and vaccinated for rabies prior to entering Myanmar.
The following breeds and mixes are restricted from entering Myanmar: Pit Bulls, American Staffordshire Terriers, American Staffordshire Bull Terriers.
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 Myanmar. 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. Over 180 countries participate and enforce CITES regulations. .
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To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on PetTravel.com 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 your pet into quarantine at your expense, return your pet to the country of origin, or euthanize your 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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