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Cambodia Pet Passport & Import Regulations

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Cambodia does not quarantine cats and dogs that meet the following requirements. All requirements also apply to service and emotional support animals.


Pet Microchip

pet microchip

To enter Cambodia your pet must be identified with a pet microchip. The microchip should be a 15 digit ISO 11784/11785 compliant microchip or one that can be read with a universal scanner.

The microchip should be implanted by your veterinarian, veterinary hospital or trained nurse. You should receive documentation as to the manufacturer of the microchip and instructions on how to register your pet's information in the manufacturer database.

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pet rabies vaccination

Your dog or cat must have proof of current rabies between 30 days and 12 months of entry. Cambodia does not recognize multi-year rabies vaccines.

Cats should be vaccinated against Calicivirus, Herpesvirus, Panleucopenia. As a precaution, dogs should be vaccinated against Distemper, Hapatitis and Parvo virus. Vaccinations should be administered more than 21 days before import.

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Rabies Titer Test

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A rabies titer test is not required to enter Cambodia from any country.

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Pet Health Certificate

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Shortly before travel, a licensed veterinarian or veterinary hospital in the origination country must complete the pet health certificate for Cambodia. After issuance, a government veterinarian representing the agency responsible for the import and export of live animals should endorse the certificate. This may be done as a result of export procedures in yur country.

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Import Permit

pet import permit

An import permit is required for pets entering Cambodia unaccompanied or as air cargo. An import permit is not required for pets entering the country with their owners as checked baggage or in the cabin or through border crossings.


Ticks and Tapeworm Treatment

tapeworm treatment

A parasite treatment is not required prior to entering Cambodia but is recommended to protect your pet when traveling internationally. You can discuss treatments with your veterinarian if your pet is not currently on a treatment program.


Entering Cambodia by Air


Pets must enter Cambodia by air via international airports in Phnom Penh or Siem Reap.

A copy of the owner's passport and a photo of the owner and the pet should also accompany 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.


Banned Breeds

Banned Dogs in Cambodia

Cambodia does not publish a list of banned breeds. Pet owners are responsible for their pet's behavior.


Other Animals

rabbits turtles 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.



CITES endangered turtle

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 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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