- Veterinary health certificate within 14 days prior to arrival.
- Rabies vaccines – at least 2 in its life time and at least 90 days apart.
- Microchip – The microchip can be read by a standard US issued AVID scanner (AVID, Home Again) and your veterinarian has verified this by scanning the chip.
- Other Dog Vaccinations – Dogs 90 days of age or older at the time of arrival shall be vaccinated not less than 10 days and not more than 180 days prior to arrival agains:
Other Cat Vaccinations – Cats 90 days of age or older at the time of arrival shall be vaccinated not less than 10 days and not more than 180 days prior to arrival for:
- Canine Distemper virus
- Canine Infectious Hepatitis virus or Canine Adenovirus-2
- Canine Parvovirus
- Canine Parainfluenza virus
- Bordetella Bronchiseptica (kennel cough)
- Canine Corona virus (vaccination is recommended but optional)
Rabies blood test (FAVN) – blood should be drawn at least 2 weeks after last rabies vaccine was given.
- Feline Panleukopenia virus (feline viral enteritis)
- Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (feline herpesvirus-1)
- Feline Calicivirus
- Chlamydia Psittaci (pneumonitis)
- Feline Leukemia (FeLv) (vaccination is recommended but optional).
There is a waiting period after the blood is drawn. The wait will depend on which quarantine the owner is preparing for. The wait begins the day the laboratory receives the blood, not the day the blood is drawn.
NOTE: If the animal enters Hawaii before the waiting period is up, the animal will be placed into the 30-day or 120-day quarantine.
- 120-day quarantine does not require FAVN test
- 30-day quarantine – wait is 90 days
- 5-day or less – wait is 120 days
Paperwork – appropriate documentation must be notarized and mailed to the quarantine facility. The documents must arrive at least 10 days before the pet arrives.
Further information can be obtained at http://hawaii.org/hdoa/ai/aqs/info
- Veterinary health certificate within 10 days prior to arrival.
- Rabies vaccine administered at least 30 days and not more than 12 months prior to arrival. For pets under 12 weeks of age at time of arrival, the pet will be quarantined until the pet becomes 12 weeks of age, then vaccinated for rabies and quarantined for 30 days after the vaccine is given. A list of approved quarantined facilities can be found at http://www.aphis.usda.gov/import_export/animals/nonus_pet_bird.shtml.
Further information can be obtained from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dq/animal/index.htm
NOTE: Information is subject to change without notice. Please check the websites for more accurate information.