Pet Relocation to Taiwan


 

Bringing pets into Taiwan; Pets to be imported must have been vaccinated with inactivated vaccines against rabies prior to shipment in accordance with the followings:
Pets from rabies-infected countries shall be vaccinated, in the case of a primary vaccination, at the age of at least 90 days old, and the period between the day of vaccination and the day of shipment shall be no less than 180 days and no more than one year. In the case of a booster vaccination, the pet shall have been vaccinated no more than one year prior to shipment.
Pets from rabies-free countries shall have been vaccinated when at the age of at least 90 days old; with the period between the day of vaccination and the day of travel shall be no less than 30 days and no more than 12 months.
The importer shall apply for an import permit for the pet from the animal quarantine authority at the port of entry at least 30 days prior to shipment.
Pets from rabies-infected countries will be allowed entry only upon the confirmation of arrangement and reservation of the post-entry quarantine space in the quarantine facility by animal quarantine authority at the port of entry prior to import.
A pregnant dog or cat to be imported will be allowed entry only when the pregnancy is under 4 weeks at the time of shipment.
As well as the rabies vaccination certificate, pets must also be accompanied by a export health certificate signed, stamped and dated within 5 days by a licensed government veterinarian in country of origin.
These are guidelines only which are subject to change. Contact the Taiwanese Embassy, or Consulate, for current requirements about relocating your pet into their country.