Hong Kong

Notice:If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, animal products, or to obtain a zoosanitary certificate for an animal product, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from where the animal or product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products

Live Animals

Hong Kong - Summary of Requirements for Animals

Hong Kong Importation Information: Please go to the following web-site.




  • Laboratory test reports/results are required for equine entry.
  • For additional information Please go to the following web site


Live swine for breeding purposes - Please go to the following web site.

For additional information, please inquire at: icsenquiry@afcd.gov.hk


Reptiles, Rodents and Miscellaneous pets

For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock or germplasm whose requirements are not listed in the IRRS, should have the interested party (importer/buyer) in the country of destination apply for an Import Permit at the appropriate ministry. This Import Permit will most likely outline the specific requirements.

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