Bringing Animals to Indonesia

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Requeriments

The Embassy can issue a letter informing that an individual is taking animal while travelling to Indonesia. The letter is neither for legality purpose nor providing guarantee that you will be exempted from any checks and legal consequences that may arise. It will only provide information to Indonesian authorities that an individual is taking animal and it is has been checked by quarantine and Australian Animal Health Laboratory.

  1. A completed and signed application form (download here).
  2. Copy of passport
  3. Itinerary ticket (roundtrip)
  4. A letter from Australian Animal Health Laboratory (or copy of the letter legalized by GP).
  5. A letter from quarantine
  6. Fee : AUD 30.00, by money order, payable to Indonesian Embassy.

The Quarantine Office of the port of entry should be notified of the time and date of the animal\’s arrival so that inspection of the pet can be arranged upon arrival. Owner/importer or appointed agent should be responsible for the pet upon arrival at the port of entry, and should finalize the arrangement by requesting an examination by a veterinarian at the Quarantine Office at the port of entry.

Documents should be submitted

  1. Entry permit issued by the Director of Animal Health, Directorate General of Animal Husbandry (point 1);
  2. Health Certificate and Rabies Vaccination Certificate from the veterinarian in the country of origin (point 3);
  3. Letter of recommendation from the pilot or captain of the carriers stating that during the trip the pet has never been brought to land and that there is no indication of rabies case on the carriers.
  4. Examination at the quarantine office:
  5. Should the pet be found healthy, being free from indication of rabies and the owner had obtained all documents needed and it comes from rabies-free area, the pets can be released immediately from the quarantine upon the veterinarian permission (quarantine permit);
  6. Should the pet be found healthy, being free from indication of rabies and it comes from rabies-free area but the documents needed are not completed, the quarantine veterinarian will allow the concerned party to complete the documents required for the issuance of the quarantine permit, in a given time. Meanwhile the pet will be held in quarantine.
  7. Should the pet be found healthy and free from indication of rabies but the documents needed are not completed on time, or it comes from a rabies infected area, the pet has be quarantined for the period of four months.

Important !!

  1. The pet should have Health Certificates issued by a government or practiced veterinarian in the country of origin stating that the pet has already been examined and found to be healthy and that in the area where the pet resides did not exist any rabies case during the last 4 months. The pet should have a Rabies Vaccination Certificate stating that the pet has been given a Rabies vaccine at sometime within the last 12 months before time of departure (except pets from any rabies-free area where rabies vaccination are not conducted).
  2. It is illegal to bring pets (dogs, monkeys, cats, and other such animals) into the following rabies-free areas and provinces: Madura, Bali, Nusa Tenggara Barat, Nusa Tenggara Timur, Maluku, Irian Jaya, Kalimantan Barat, all islands included in the Sumatran area.
  3. Pets (dogs, monkeys, cats, and other such animal) can be brought into Indonesia through the following port of entries:
  • Airports: Jakarta, Medan, Pakanbaru, Manado, Surabaya.
  • Seaports: Tanjungpriok, Cirebon, Semarang, Tanjungperak, Belawan Deli, Teluk Bayur, Ujung Pandang and Manado.

Contact

Director of Agricultural Quarantine

Secretariat General

Department of Agriculture

Jl. Harsono RM No.3 Building-C 9th floor

Ragunan Pasar Minggu

Jakarta Selatan – Indonesia

Phone and Fax no: [021] 781-5783

 

Directorate of Animal Health

Directorate General of Animal Husbandry

Department of Agriculture

Jl. Harsono RM No.3 Building-C 9th floor

Ragunan Pasar Minggu