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Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine,Council of Agriculture,Executive Yuan(Hsinchu Branch)

Tourists are banned from bringing any live animals and plants, as well as fresh fruit into Taiwan
A new regulation took effect on Jan. 1, 2007, arrival passengers are not allowed to carry with live animals, plants and fresh fruits, with the exception of dogs, cats, rabbits and plants that meet the requirements set forth in the statutes for preventing plagues and epidemics, and dried and processed marine products.
The regulation is designed to safeguard the health of local people, protect the ecological environment, and meet quarantine needs.  The Council of Agriculture has installed quarantine bin at appointed places in the Taiwan Taoyuan International for tourists to deposit the prohibited animals, plants and fresh fruits.
For further information, please feel free to contact us.
Animal Quarantine Section
Tel: 886-3-3982431          e-mail:
Plant Quarantine Section
Tel: 886-3-3982432          e-mail:
List of Agricultural Items Banned from Carrying by Passengers

Prohibited Items
Live Animals and Animal Products
1.     Dogs, cats, rabbits, and animal products that meet the requirements of Statute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Animal Disease.
2.     Dried and processed marine products.
Living Plants and Fresh Plant Products
Those meet the requirements of Plant Protection and Quarantine Act.
Fresh Fruits