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Pet Relocation


While it is perfectly fine to bring in common household pets like cats and dogs to Japan, you should be aware of its strict pet import requirements. You beloved pet needs to go through a lot of process like getting a vaccination, getting a good health proof requirements and compliance certificates and a lot more. To help you quickly become familiar with these countless regulations as well of how certain animals should be cared for when you are living in Japan, we at Asia Expat Guide also offers expert advice and documentation so you can import your beloved companion with the least hassle as possible…


Product Description

Pet relocation to Japan can be complicated and definitely worrisome if you do not have the required documents. The maximum quarantine time can reach up to about six months. At Asia Expat Guides, we have a veteran pet relocation team which provides professional advice for expats coming to Japan. Clear your worries over microchip issues, vaccination jabs and rabies shots, and other strict requirements by the Animal Quarantine Service of Japan because we are familiar with them. Leave those worries to us instead!

Dogs and cats from designated and non-designated regions have different import requirements under AQS. Here at Asia Expat Guides, we are always kept abreast of current regulations and protocols so rest assured that we will deliver only the smoothest of transitions for your pets.

From arranging your pet’s administrative work to getting pre-flight labels, we will handle all the administrative hassle that you would otherwise have to handle yourself. All of our pet relocation specialists are familiar with the latest the import requirements to Japan. We are also equipped with the experience to ensure that your pet reaches your new home safe and sound.

What we offer:

  • Pet relocation advice, to ensure all pets are vaccinated and ready to be relocated to Japan.
  • Ensure all the necessary relocation documents for your pet are in check. We will mail relevant documents, pre-filled labels for your pet’s travel crate, water bowls, health certificate endorsement and other administrative paperwork.
  • Arrangement of pet hotels if needed.
  • Linking up with a vet in Japan upon arrival.

*Booking of flights for your pets and setting up pickups in Japan will incur additional costs.

Get in touch with us for FREE consultation about pet relocation. Email us to or contact us here.


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