WHERE TO APPLY
Either in person or by post to:
Permit issuing Desk (Counter No. 10), 5th Floor, Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department, Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices, 303 Cheung Sha Wan Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Office hours: Monday to Friday: 9 a.m. – 12:30 noon, 1:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. (Closed on Sundays and Public Holidays.)
5 working days from the date of receipt of permit fee to the date of issue, subject to provision of all required information.
Please apply well in advance and make allowances for mailing time, and meeting of health requirements such as vaccinations and/or blood tests.
DISPATCH OF PERMITS
By ordinary mail (local) or airmail (overseas) to the address as indicated in the application form. Please enclose a self-addressed envelope together with the application. To avoid postal delay, the applicant may choose to pick up the permit at the licensing office in person or by an appointed agent. The permit will not be dispatched by fax.
To minimize inconvenience and to expedite urgent applications, overseas applicants may nominate a person or agent in Hong Kong to apply for the permit on their behalf.
VALIDITY OF THE PERMIT
Valid for 6 months and for one consignment only.
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IMPORT REQUIREMENTS for GROUP I COUNTRIES
Dogs and cats imported direct from U.K., Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Hawaii are normally exempted from quarantine, subject to full compliance with the permit conditions.
For dogs and cats of origin from that country, the animals must be accompanied by the certificates stipulated in Table 1 .