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Country: Indonesia

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Importing country requirements

It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements.

An import permit and health certificate are required.

Refer to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia for information about the process required to import animals into Indonesia from Australia.

Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

As importing country requirements may change without advice to the Department you should check the import permit and/or the country website carefully at the time of preparation for export.

Health certification

Certifying officers must review the import permit(s) and conditions provided by the exporter and ensure that the issued document(s) are consistent with the permit(s).

The permit is only valid for one month from the date of issue.



The importation of pet animals (dogs and cats) shall be accompanied by a veterinary health certificate issued by a competent veterinary officer of the Government Veterinary Authority of the country of export, certifying that:

  1. Rabies has not been reported within the area where the animal has lived for the last 6 (six) months.

  2. The animal/s have been in country of origin for a period of not less than 6 (six) months preceding export.

  3. The animal in 5 (five) days before departure must be examined by a veterinarian and found to be healthy and free from any clinical sign of rabies and infectious or contagious diseases of dog/cat, at the time of examination and certification.

  4. The animal/s at least must be 3 (three) months old and has been vaccinated against rabies using killed-rabies vaccine.

  5. The animals has been vaccinated with Rabies vaccine and has Rabies antibody titre greater than or equal to 0.5 IU/mL.

Other requirements

Transport requirements

The importing country may have specific transport requirements and you should check this.

Pre and post arrival quarantine requirements

On arrival at port of destination, the consignment of pet animals must comply with the prevailed regulation of animal quarantine.

Return to Australia

If your animal is returning to Australia, you should make yourself familiar with the Department’s requirements for importing live animals into Australia. This is important as your animal may have been exposed to diseases that do not occur in Australia.

Basis for Micor entry

Based on a permit issued in January 2022.

Entry last reviewed 1 March 2022.

Latest updates

Last updated: 18/10/2022 10:38 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:46 PM