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The The Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS) is the Responsible Authority for the entry of dogs to Singapore.
For Singapore, read both the Assistance Dog and Standard (pet) Dog Travel Rules provided. For any contradictions, clarify with the Responsible Authority.
Unfortunately, Singapore charges an import fee, even for Assistance Dogs, even for layovers.
Multiple import licences are available for frequent travellers.
Contact the The Animal & Veterinary Service (AVS)
- Confirm any specific requirements with all Responsible Authorities before booking your trip. This includes both entering/leaving any country and all airline/cruise line requirements.
- The Travel Process can take several months so leave plenty of planning time for your trip (except for valid EU Pet Passport travel).
Assistance Dog Eligibility Criteria
There is no standard that all countries follow for recognising Assistance Dogs. Check whether your dog qualifies.
Bringing Assistance Dogs into Singapore
The process for bringing a recognised Assistance Dog into Singapore.
Travel Rules for Standard (pet) Dogs
These links detail the process for Standard (pet) Dogs, which Assistance Dogs may still need to follow. Visiting these links will open another website.
Bringing all dogs into Singapore
The process for bringing all dogs into Singapore.
Taking all dogs out of Singapore
The process for taking all dogs out of Singapore.
Extra information that is specific to the region or country.
Singapore layover process
Be aware that an extra process is required for layovers in Singapore.
Singaporean Public Access Laws
Requirements and rights covering Assistance Dogs and their Handlers.
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