Pet Import Requirements in Malaysia


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Pet Import Requirements in Malaysia
Pet import documentation: health certificate, issued 7 days before departure and indicating that during the preceding 6 months no case of rabies has occurred in the country of origin and the animal has not been imported in the country of dispatch; landing permit; Malaysian Veterinarian Department Import Permit. Their Address: 8th floor Shell Building, Exchange Square Off. Jalan Semantan, Bukit Damansara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Phone: 03 2540077, Fax: 03 2535804.

Dogs and cats are quarantined for a month or more, unless coming from Singapore (export licence from Government of Singapore required in this case), Australia, New Zealand, the United Kingdom or Ireland. Proprietors and people that authorized by the proprietors may visit the pets daily between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm. However, visitors are advised to strictly observe all rules of the quarantine station. Each visiting is preceded with signing in at the quarantine station office and picking up a visitor’s tag. The airports of origin must telex station manager of transporting airline at point of disembarkation flight number, origin and destination, types and numbers of pets. Owners of carriers of pets that are subject to quarantine must have space reserved in advance at Kuala Lumpur Quarantine Station facilities.

Dogs and cats shall be at least 3 months of age at the time of arrival. There is no restriction on the number of pets that can be imported by a person or family. But the authorities in Malaysia may have regulations pertaining to the number of dogs that can be kept within residential premises.