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Guidelines for the Importation of Live Pet Animals to the Philippines

 
 

FOR DOGS AND CATS

1. Apply for an import permit with teh Animal Health Division (AHD), Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI) by writing a letter addressed to the BAI director containing the following information:

a. species and breed of animal
b. sex, color and number of pets
c. expected date of arrival

The BAI address and contact number is:

Animal Health Division*
Bureau of Animal Industry
Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
Telephone no. (632) 926-6883; Fax no. (632) 926-6866

*Always inquire for new rates on inspection fees

2. If the number of animals to be brought to the Philippines exceeds five, the animals have to be inspected at quarantine site.

3. Issuance and inspection fees are 50 pesos and 165 pesos for the first two heads adn 220 pesos for each succeeding head, respectively. Payment may be made upon arrival at the Veterinary Quarantine Unit, Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

4. A valid health certificate fromt he country of origin must be presented upon arrival.

The permit is good for 2 months. Extension for another month may be requested before the permit's expiry date.

FOR EXOTIC ANIMALS

1. Apply for an import permit as in A, number 1.

2. Arrange schedule with AHD for inspection of the quarantine site.

3. A CITES certification issued by the Parks and Wildlife Bureau shall be presented.

4. Issuance and inspection fees are 40 pesos and 10 to 50 pesos per head (depending on the size of the animal), respectively.

5. A valid health certificate from the country of origin shall be presented upon arrival.

The permit is good for 2 months. Extension for another month may be requested before the permit's expiry date.

 
     
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