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VETERINARY QUARANTINE SERVICESVETERINARY QUARANTINE SERVICES

VETERINARY QUARANTINE SERVICES

(i) Veterinary Quarantine Stations

Animal quarantine stations are available in Kuching, Bintulu and Miri. Animals imported into other divisions must first be quarantined in these quarantine stations. Import of animals which requires quarantine must be admitted to any of these quarantine stations on arrivals. The import of animals which requires quarantine must check with the respective Veterinary Office for the period of quarantine and the availability of quarantine space before the actual import.

  • Programmes under the services.

ANIMAL QUARANTINE PROGRAMME

Objectives:

  • To regulate the movement of animal and animal by products
  • To prevent the entry of dangerous pests and diseases through various entry points such as the seaports and airports
  • To establish and strengthen the disease and surveillance system

Components:

  • Quarantine Station for Large Animals, Miri
  • Quarantine Station for Small Animals, Baram, Miri
  • Animal Quarantine Station, Kuching
  • Border Posts
  • Upgrading of Existing Quarantine Facilities



Contact number of the offices / stations:

Offices Telephone Fax
Veterinary, HQ 082-628255 082-629628
Sekama Veterinary Clinic

082-628250

082-629628
Bintulu Veterinary Clinic 086-391 434 086-391 437 
Miri Veterinary Clinic 085-411 866 085-412 098
Limbang Veterinar Clinic 085-212 177 085-212 177 

 

(ii) Import / Export

The State Veterinary Authority is empowered to regulate the import of veterinary, vaccines, animals, riverine fish and their products with the Veterinary Public Health Ordinance, 1999 and rules and orders made. On arrival of animals, riverine fish and their products, they are inspected by Veterinary Port Health Officers at the port of entry before allowed landing or release. Export of live animals or riverine fish are examined and where applicable health certificate is issued together with an export permit. The import procedure through Kuching International Airport and Senari Port has been awarded by the quality system MS ISO 9002:1994 in 2001 and MS ISO 9001:2000 in 2006.

 

Contact Person for Veterinary Services:

Senior Assistant Director,
Veterinary Services HQ,
Department Of Agriculture Sarawak, 
Lot 877,  Semenggok Road,
Off 12th Mile, Kuching/Serian Road,
93250 Kuching, Sarawak, MALAYSIA.

Tel. No. : 082-628255

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