ANIMAL QUARANTINE REQUIREMENT

12/14/2011

 
To prevent introduction or release of pests and animal diseases to/from the territory of the Republic of Indonesia, or areas within the country, every animals, or animal products consigned to/from the territory of Indonesia, or areas within the country should meet the following requirements:

I. Importation

Equipped with a health certificate issued by an authorized government veterinary surgeon/animal quarantine office of country of origin.
 
Entry through designated airports/ports of entry.
Notify the animal quarantine officer at the airport/port of entry for quarantine measures.

II. Exportation
 
Equipped with a health certificate issued by the animal quarantine office at the airport/port of embarkation.
Through designated airports/ports of embarkation.
Notify the animal quarantine officer at the airport/port of embarkation for quarantine measures.
 
III. Domestic Transport (Entry and Exit)

Equipped with a health certificate issued by an authorized government veterinary quarantine office at the airport/port of entry/embarkation.
Through designated airports/ports of entry/embarkation.
Notify the animal quarantine officer at the airport/port of entry/embarkation for quarantine measures.
 
IV. Penalty
 
According to article 31, Act No. 16, 1992:
 
Anyone who violates the provision regarding the animal quarantine requirements provided in the article 5, 6, 7 and provision in the article 21 and 25 shall be punished with maximum imprisonment of 3(three) years and maximum fine of Rp. 150.000.000,- (one hundred and fifty million rupiahs).
 
Any person due to negligence violates the provision regarding the animal quarantine requirements provided in the article 5, 6, 7 and provision in the article 21 and 25 shall be punished with maximum of 1 (one) year and a maximum fine of Rp. 50.000.000,- (fifty million rupiahs).
The punishable act provided in paragraph 1 shall be considered as a crime and punishable act provided in paragraph 2 shall be considered as an offense.
 
Prohibition

No entry of dogs, cats, monkeys and other animals into the following rabies-free areas of Indonesia:
All islands surrounding the main islands of Sumatra including, Batam, Belitung, Bangka, Bintan, Sabang, Nias and other small islands, West Kalimantan, Maluku, Papua (Irian Jaya), East Nusa Tenggara, West Nusa Tenggara, Bali, Madura, East Java, Central Java, Yogyakarta.
Any attempt to violate this prohibition will result in immediate detention and destruction of the animal concerned (State Gazette 1912, No. 452 and Ministry of Agriculture Decree No. 892/Kpts/The Nation.56/1997).
 
Exception
 
Dogs, cats, monkeys and other animals originated from the following rabies-free countries: Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Hawaii, Taiwan, Japan, Ireland, Iceland, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Sabah and Serawak, Cyprus, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Malta, United Kingdoms, Singapore, Hong Kong, Turcos and Cocos, are permitted to enter into the rabies-free areas with the following requirements:
  1. The animals concerned shall be accompanied with an identity card (Animal Passport) and Animal Health Certificate issued by an authorized government veterinarian in the country of origin.
  2. The animal should not be in pregnant condition.
  3. The animal should not be in breast-fed condition.
  4. The animal has been vaccinated against rabies with inactive rabies vaccine only.
  5. The vaccinations should be performed at least 30 days prior to exportation and not more than 1 year.
  6. The age of animal at the time of exportation should be at least 90 days.
  7. The animal has been subjected to quarantine measures before exportation in the country of origin.
  8. At the place of entry in rabies-free areas in Indonesia, the animal shall be submitted to quarantine measures for at least 14 days period and the longest for 6 (six) months upon its arrival.