If you have questions about any of the following brochure and forms listed here, you can contact the Hawaii Department of Agriculture at:
Hawaii Department of Agriculture
Animal Quarantine Station
99-951 Halawa Valley Street Aiea, Hawaii 96701-5602
Telephone (808) 483-7151
FAX (808) 483-7161
Dog & Cat Import Form[AQS-279], Rev. 8/19 One completed form per pet is required to be submitted along with all pre-arrival documents (Two rabies vaccination certificates, health certificate, pre-payments) NO LESS THAN 10 DAYS BEFORE PET ARRIVES IN HAWAII TO QUALIFY FOR 5 DAY OR LESS or AIRPORT RELEASE. If the health certificate cannot be sent 10 days before arriving with the rest of the documents, the original must be given to the inspector upon arrival in Hawaii.
For pets arriving from Guam, Affidavit for Export From Guam to the State of Hawaii [IC-5] is required.
OIE-FAVN Testing Forms – All posted laboratory fees and documents are subject to change by the laboratory without notice. Make sure “HAWAII” is listed as the Destination on the FAVN lab submission form for Kansas State University, DOD Lab and Auburn University.
Kansas State University FAVN Testing information: KSU “Micro Screen Rabies Screen Test” also known as “Micro RFFIT” and “MRS” IS NOT ACCEPTED!
DOD Laboratory Testing information (Department of Defense):
Contact Auburn University for information on tests, fees, sample submission, etc. at: 261 Greene Hall Auburn University Auburn, AL 36849-5519 Phone: 334-844-2659 Fax: 334-844-2652
The State of Hawaii will only provide microchips for requests outside of the 50 States of the United States.
For pets arriving from Guam see required affidavit for export IC-5 in the preceding “Forms” section.
Pets owners do not need to present a hard copy of test results to the Rabies Quarantine Branch, as KSU and DOD will send results directly if “Hawaii” is listed as the destination on the lab submission form. Owners can obtain pre-arrival OIE- FAVN test results from the veterinarian that submitted the sample or on the Hawaii Department of Agriculture website (see below). Please do not call laboratories directly for test results!
For those qualifying for the direct release or 5 Day Or Less you may check online for your pre-test results and when the 30-day waiting period:
To check your pet’s OIE-FAVN tests results, click HERE
For information on requirements for allowing guide dogs and service dogs to enter Hawaii without quarantine click HERE.
NOTE: Effective January 1, 2019, it is a violation of state law to misrepresent an animal as a service animal. Under the new law, civil penalties may be assessed.
If you have questions after reviewing our brochure and forms, please contact us at:
Email us: email@example.com
Animal Quarantine Station phone: (808) 483-7151 (Due to the large volume of calls and the time zone difference, the best way to contact us is via the email address above.) or you may contact our quarantine office at this address:
Hawaii Department of Agriculture Animal Quarantine Station 99-951 Halawa Valley Street Aiea, Hawaii 96701-5602