Country Requirement

We will guide you through complicated country requirements for the pet travel

Contact us few months before your pet’s intended travel date to avoid delays and disappointments in your pet’s shipment. Some countries require 7 months of preparations before your pet can fly. 


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​This  pages contain general information on the requirements for pet travel
to give you an idea of the steps that lay ahead.


New Zealand

Pets must enter New Zealand as air cargo at international airports located in Auckland and Christchurch and are subject to 10 days' quarantine upon  arrival. Your pet must have been born and raised or lived in countries that New Zealand considers as rabies-free or rabies-controlled for a minimum of 6 months to enter the country.
There are numerous additional blood tests for dogs that need to be carried out in the last 16 days prior to departure.  A detailed and personalized export schedule will be provided by Jet Pet  on setting of exact travel dates which will show the specific testing and treatments required before departure done at very specific timings to coincide travel dates.


United Kingdom

Pets may only enter the UK and Ireland under : Commercial or Non Commercial channel.

Non-Commercial Transport:

the owner or a representative of the owner is traveling with or within 5 days of the pet AND the transport does not involve purchase, sale or transfer of ownership AND not more than 5 pets are being imported.

Commercial Transport:

Outside of this 5 day window OR the purpose of the transport involves a sale or transfer of ownership OR more than 5 dogs, cats or ferrets are traveling with or without their owner.  Beginning April 1, 2017, Value Added Tax (VAT) will be due for pets entering the UK from outside the EU. This is important to be done prior to departure to avoid additional penalties on arrival. If entering the UK as visitors, the VAT will be refunded when exiting the UK.  If your pet is transferring residency to the UK, then a Transfer of Residency Form must be filed with customs to avoid paying the tax. Pet owners who have not filled out the form will be refunded when the form is completed and filed. 



Hawaii has a five-day or less program for bringing pets into the state..  Inspection hours for dog and cats at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (Honolulu) are between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily, including weekends and holidays. Pet owners should be sure to arrange for their flights to arrive by 3:30 p.m. because it may take up to one hour for the airlines to transport a pet to the Airport Animal Quarantine Holding Facility and animals not arriving at the facility by 4:30 p.m. will be held overnight until inspections are completed the following morning.You may also enter through the neighbor Island airports of Kahului, Kona, or Lihue but special arrangements must be made in advance. 



Pets must enter Australia as air cargo at Melbourne international airport Requirements and Restrictions.

  • The owner has to certify that the dog(s) or cat(s) originating  has been residing in Hong Kong  at least 6 months prior to the pets departing for Australia.

  • Pets travelling from non-recognized countries need to be imported into Hong Kong , spend a maximum of 210 days in Hong Kong.

  • All the injections , blood tests and treatments needs to done in Hong Kong. Your consultant will guide you through the process.

  • Females which are 6 weeks or more pregnant at the time of  export are not allowed to be imported into Australia.

  • The last tests and treatments will be advised by the consultant and will be outlined in the  timeline that the consultant sends through to you.

  • 10 days quarantine in Australia. There is only 1 quarantine station in Australia, Mickleham Quarantine Station in Melbourne – Victoria.



Pets entering Taiwan will need to have a rabies titer test not less than 180 days and no later than 1 year before entering Taiwan. You will need to apply for an import permit  and make a reservation at the quarantine space from animal quarantine authority at the port of entry. Pets will be quarantined for 7 days.



An import permit is required in order to enter the Malaysia. There is a seven day mandatory quarantine for all pets going into Malaysia from the Hong Kong.  .​All cats and dogs requiring quarantine must enter at at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA),l Senai International Airport in Jahore, Labuan International Airport, Labuan F.T. or Bayan Lepas International Airport in Penang. Reservations for quarantine must be made at least 2 weeks if not more in advance as quarantine facilities are oftentimes full. 



Pets entering into Indonesia by air, the airports of Jakarta, Medan, Pekanbaru, Manado and Surabaya will be the allowed port of entry. Pets arriving as air cargo (unaccompanied) must be cleared by an agent licensed by the Indonesian government.  If your pet needs to be quarantined, it will only be allowed to enter through the Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta.
Your cat or dog must have an import license  from the Ministry of Agriculture in Jakarta.



A blood titer test must be administered more than 30 days after the rabies vaccination for pets entering Singapore.Obtain a dog licence before applying for an import licence. With effect from 1 September 2016, a new import clearance procedure will be implemented for imported pets. All animals arriving at Singapore Changi International Airport must undergo inspection at CAPQ .



After the two vaccinations, your pets must have a Blood Titer Test processed by an approved laboratory .  In order to reduce the quarantine period to 12 hours when entering Japan, the date when the blood was drawn for the titer test must be more than 180 days of the arrival date.  Cats and dogs may only enter the country at the following airports: New Chitose Airport, Narita International Airport*, Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport*), Chubu International Airport*, Kansai International Airport, Kitakyushu Airport, Fukuoka Airport*, Kagoshima Airport* and Naha Airport.