Regulations on Bringing a Cat, a Dog or Other Companion Animals into China
2009-06-26

 

For bringing companion animals (dogs, or cats) into China, the amount of animals shall not exceed the limitation (one passenger one companion animal). Moreover, a passenger who brings an animal must have an effective quarantine certificate officially issued by the outward country or region and an effective certificate of vaccination. The inspection and quarantine institution shall, in accordance with relevant provisions, perform on-the-spot quarantine. Should be found qualified through the on-the-spot quarantine, the animal shall be sent to an isolated site designated by the port animal and plant quarantine institution and undergo isolation quarantine for 30 days.

For those who fail to provide an effective quarantine certificate and certificate of vaccination, the inspection and quarantine institution shall undertake temporary detention to the entry animals, and issue a voucher of detention and quarantine treatment. Those entry animals detained temporarily shall be isolated in an isolation court designated by the animal and plant quarantine institution. The period of detention and isolation shall not exceed 7 days. During the detention, the entry or exit passenger or personnel shall submit relevant effective documents. For those who fail to submit the effective documents during detention, the inspection and quarantine institution shall, in accordance with relevant provisions, return or destroy the animal in a specified period. The payment of expense of detention and isolation shall be effected in accordance with relevant provisions.  

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