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IMPORTATION OF PETS TO INDONESIA

Legal Basics: Acts no. 16/1992 in regard to Export-Import Animal and Animal Products.

 Pets (cat, dog, monkey and others) are allowed to be imported into Indonesia provided the following regulations are followed and complied with:

  1. Pets must be furnished with health and free rabies certificate issued by the official veterinarians.

  2. Entry through the designated disembarkation ports

  3. Notify the animal quarantine office at the disembarkation ports for quarantine measures.

  4. Pets that spread rabies are not permitted to enter the following uncontaminated areas of rabies  in the Republic of Indonesia.

    • All islands surrounding the main island of Sumatra

    • West Kalimantan

    • Maluku

    • West Papua (Irian Jaya)

    • East Nusa Tenggara

    • West Nusatenggara

    • Bali

    • Island of Madura

    • East Java

    • Central Java

    • Yogyakarta

    Any violation of this regulation  will be prosecuted and the animals will be seized (State Gazette 1926 no. 452 and  Ministry of Agriculture Decree no. 982/Kpts/TN.560/1997).

  5. Pets originate from the following uncontaminated countries of rabies:

    • Australia

    • New Zealand

    • Islands of Fiji

    • Hawaii

    • Taiwan

    • Japan

    • Ireland

    • Iceland

    • Bermuda

    • Brunei Darussalam

    • Sabah and Serawak

    • Cyprus

    • Denmark

    • Sweden

    • Norway

    • Malta

    • United Kingdom

    • Singapore

    • Hongkong

    • Turcos and Cocos

      are permitted to enter the uncontaminated areas of rabies in the Republic of Indonesia provided the following requirements must be fulfilled :

      • Animal to be imported shall be furnished by the identity card (animal passport) and animal health certificate issued by the official  vetenararian of the country of origin;

      • Animal is not carrying a baby;

      • Animal is not in breast-feeding period;

      • Animal shall be shot against rabies only by inactive rabies vaccines;

      • Vaccination has been made more than 30 days and less than I (one) year before its importation into Indonesia is scheduled;

      • Animal shall be age of 90 days at the time of importation;

      • Animal  has been quarantined for certain period in the country of origin before it is departed to Indonesia;

      • At the disembarkation port of uncontaminated areas of rabies in Indonesia, animal shall be quarantined for at least 14 (fourteen) days and not more than 6 (six) months.

       

  6. Requirements to Import  Pets:

  • Rabies vaccination certificate issued by the official vetenararian of the country of origin;

  • Health certificate issued by the Animal Quarantine office at the port of embarkation;

  • Recommendation of import issued by the regional official vetenararian at the country of destination;

  • Import permit issued by the Directorate of Animal Health, Directorate General of Livestock Service;

  • Inform the Animal Quarantine official 2 (two) days before its departure and submit all requirements for quarantine inspection;

  • Export permit/CITES issued by CITES authority of country of origin in regard to monkey/wildlife.

Health and free rabies certificates have to be certified by the nearby Indonesian Mission (Embassy or Consulate). To obtain this certification  from the Indonesian Consulate General in Chicago, the applicant has to complete the following requirements:

  • valid health and free of rabies vaccination certificate from the official vetenarian;

  • completed application form;

  • enter through designated port of entry;

  • contact the animal quarantine office in Soekarno-Hatta on arrival;

  • certification fee (fee vide: Consularazation and Immigration);

  • prepaid self-addressed return envelope.

Related Agencies :

  1. Animal Quarantine Soekarno-Hatta, Jakarta :Jl. Pondasi No. 6 Kp. Ambon, Rawamangun II, Jakarta 13210 or P.O. Box 1012/JAT)Telephone : (021) 4750786     Fax No. (021) 4700493

  2. Animal Quarantine Office in the Soekarno-Hatta Airport Telephone : (021) 5507931   Fax : (021) 5507931

  1. Requirements to  Export  Pets (dog, cat, monkey and others)

    • Rabies vaccination certificate issued by the official vetenararian should be issued 30 days prior to exportation

    • Health certificate issued by the official vetenararian of the place of origin

    • Recommendatation of exportation issued by the official regional vetenararian of the place of origin

    • Export permit issued by the Directorate of Animal Health, Directorate General of Livestock Service (DGLS), Department of Agriculture

    • Export permit (CITES) issued by the Directorate General of Nature Protection and Conservation, Department of Forestry and Plantation in regard to the monkey/wildlife

    • Inform the Animal Quarantine official 2 (two) days before its departure and submit all requirements for inspection measures

 

  1. Domestic Transportation  of Pets (dog, cat, monkey and others)

  • Rabies vaccination certificate issued by the official vetenararian;

  • Health certificate issued by the official  vetenararian

  • Recommendation of transportation issued by the regional official vetenararian of the place of origin;

  • Transportation permit of wildlife issued by Natural Resource Conservation Office of the place of origin in regard to monkey/wildlife

  • Inform the Animal Quarantine official 2 (two days) before its arrival

  1. Penalty  Provision

  • Violation of the animal quarantine requirements provided in the articles of 5,6,7, 21 and 25 is considered as a crime and shall be prosecuted and punished with maximum imprisonment of 3 (three) years and maximum penalty of Rp. 150.000.000,- (one hundred and fifty million rupiah);

  • Violation by negligence of the animal quarantine requirements provided in the articles of 5,6,7, 21 and 25 is considered as an offence and shall be prosecuted and punished with maximum imprisonment of 1(one) year and maximum penalty of Rp. 50.000.000,- (fifty million rupiah).

For more information, please log on  the following website :

http://www.deplu.go.id/visa/fmd-013102.htm.

 

 

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