Pet moving to Taiwan requires a 21-day quarantine upon arrival in Taipei. It is advised that you contact a PetRelocation specialist at least 7 months in advance of when you would like to move your pet to Taiwan. Below is some helpful information regarding the Taipei Animal Quarantine Station!
Helpful Information About the Taipei Animal Quarantine Station Location:
Taipei Animal Quarantine Station
153, Keelung Rd., Sec. 3
Tel: 02-2735-8621 or 02-2739-6838 ext. 6080
How to take the MRT to the Quarantine Station:
Tr. to Bus
( 3rd Stop)
1,Green11,Brown 12 673,907
1,207,650,672,NANKANG SOFTWARE PANK transfer car
Must be scheduled through the attending veterinarian.
Monday through Friday: 10:00 AM 11:30 AM, and 2:00 PM ֖ 3:30 PM
Weekends & Holidays: Closed.
A maximum of three visits per week are allowed.
If you are unable to make your reservation, please call TAQS so they can offer the appointment slot to another pet owner.
TAQS employees will not accept personal gifts.
You may feed treats, but please inform TAQS staff to the workers and veterinarian each time.
Please observe posted rules within the quarantine area.
Frequently Asked Questions:
How long is the quarantine period & when does the time start?
Cats and dogs, with the exception of those described above are required to undergo a minimum 21-day quarantine. Extensions, though rare, are at the sole discretion of the government.
As I travel frequently, can I have a friend visit my pet?
It is important that any visitor - other than the owner(s) as stipulated on the importation permits and quarantine application forms - have a written letter of authorization from the owner(s) to permit access to the quarantine station.
What type of food is given to the animals at the quarantine station, and how often are they fed?
Animals are fed once or twice daily, depending on owner's request on dry pet food. TAQS provides Hillؒs Science Diet dry food, in puppy, adult and senior formula. They also provide Purina Friskies for cats.
My pets require a special diet and/or medication - will someone be able to give these?
Arrangement for specialty diets if notified in advance of the pet's arrival into the quarantine station. if your pet has distinct or non-typical requirements, it is vital to ensure that stocks are available there, or alternatively, personally supply a particular diet to the quarantine station for the duration of the confinement period.
If your pet requires medication for any existing condition it is very important that this is supplied by the owner(s) in sufficient quantity to last through the entire quarantine, and that PetRelocation is informed in advance of these requirements. Should any existing condition require veterinary attention, the owner(s) will incur veterinary fees.
Can I bring my own food, toys, pillows, bedding etc. for my pet?
Yes, authorized persons may provide such items to pets in the station, but at the owner's risk. You should take these items with you before your pet is released from quarantine.