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Traveling with Pets

Passengers who bring pets into or out of the country must follow the airport’s regulations and inform the Office of Traveling with Pets which will provide advice on regulations.
The procedures for transporting pets (dogs, cats, birds, etc.) out of the countryInformation from Thai Customs website at click on Pet Travel

Our recommendations:
Before transporting your pets to Thailand:
1.      Contact your airline for transportation procedures and arrangements.
2.      Prepare your pet/s’s health certificate/s.
3.      Contact the Animal Quarantine Office, Department of Livestock Development, for the import permit and all details of required documents.

The documents which might be needed:
1.      Your passport and one copy
2.      Your pet’s health certificate and vaccine records e.g. Leptospirosis, Rabies, Distem-per Hepatitis and Parvovirus, etc.
3.      Import Entry Permit from Department of Livestock Development Form e.g. Kor Sor Kor 102 (กศก. 102), Form R.1/1, Form R.9, etc.
4.      Microchip of your pet (If required)
5.      Airway bill (If required in case of shipping your pet/s)

Recommendation for import of your pets to Thailand:
1.      The pets must be at least 4 months old.
2.      The pets must come from an area where animal diseases are under control and be Rabies-free for at least the past 12 month.
3.      The pets must be vaccinated against Rabies and Leptospirosis, a period of 30 days before the departure is recommended.
4.      If the pets needs Distemper Hepatitis and Parvovirus Vaccination, a period of 21 days before the departure is recommended.
5.      Health certificate and vaccine records against Rabies must not less than 30 days, but no longer than 1 year.
6.      Health certificate must be issued by official veterinarian from the government in Switzerland. Pet
7.      Pet passport from EU cannot be used.

For more details and required documents, please contact
The Suvarnabhumi Airport Animal Quarantine Station
Tel: +66 (0)2 653 4444 ext. 4174, 4175, 4177-4179
Email: [email protected]


Suvarnabhumi Airport Passenger Control Customs Office

Tel: +66 (0)2 134 0401 / +66 (0)2 667 7000 ext. 25-3106

Email: [email protected]