In order to contain the outbreak of African swine fever, TECC reminds all visitors not to carry animals, plants and the related products at will when entering Taiwan

TECC reminds all visitors not to carry animals, plants and the related products with them when entering the territory of the Republic of China (Taiwan) at will, for the sake of safety of national agricultural and animal industry and to contain the outbreak of African swine fever.

According to Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine (BAPHIQ), if you have visited an infected country of an animal infectious disease within 14 days prior to entering Taiwan, then after entering Taiwan, you must change clothes, take a shower, and thoroughly disinfect yourself. In addition, you must wait at least 7 days before visiting a livestock farm.

If it is necessary to carry animals, plants and the related products, please consult relevant quarantine regulations in advance and honestly declare quarantine to customs or BAPHIQ upon your entrance. As to those who are found and fail to make the declaration voluntarily, they will be fined over NTD10,000.

For further information, please click here or visit the website of BAPHIQ at https://www.baphiq.gov.tw.