Information on the website is for reference. Please check directly with the appropriate airline/agency/facility for details.
Quarantine Inspection guidelines
The Quarantine Inspection Station issues inspections and certificates for foreign
travelers, animals, and plants.
Depending on the destination country, you might be required to submit an inspection certificate, so please
check ahead of time.
You must complete the quarantine inspection related procedure before boarding
procedure to avoid any delays in boarding.
1. Preparation before departure
2. On the day of departure
Getting a certificate of quarantine issued
3. Boarding aircraft
Companion animal departure quarantine
To bring your companion animal (dog or cat) abroad, you must meet the quarantine conditions of the destination country. Before leaving the country, please check with the destination country's embassy or the animal quarantine office in Korea.
On the day of departure, visit the Animal and Plant Quarantine Inspection Office in the airport with your companion animal and required documents (certificate of vaccination, health certificate, etc.), and request inspection. You will be issued a certificate of quarantine after document screening and clinical test.
After being issued a certificate of quarantine, go to the check-in counter for the boarding procedure and then board the aircraft.
If you plan on returning to Korea with your companion animal within a short period of time, please check the documents (rabies antibody test result, microchip, etc.) required by the Korean quarantine regulations in advance.
Plant export quarantine
Check with the destination country's embassy or plant quarantine agency if you can enter the country with the plants, their requirements for a certificate of plant quarantine, etc.