Animal Quarantine Centre (AQC)

The Animal Quarantine Centre (AQC) provides quarantine facilities and services for imported dogs and cats. These services help to ensure that exotic diseases such as rabies are not introduced into Singapore.

AQC Services and fees

AQC's accommodation and pet services will enable your pet's stay to be as comfortable as possible.

Quarantine and related charges are as follows:

  • Transport charge from CAPQ/Tuas Checkpoint to AQC: S$74 per dog or cat per trip, or S$74 per consignment of small mammals per trip.
  • Rabies vaccination (if required): S$65 per dog or cat.
  • Quarantine fees
    • Per dog or cat per day (non air-conditioned): S$16.80.
    • Per dog or cat per day (air-conditioned): S$26.25.

Quarantine fees include veterinary examinations, and food for dogs and cats during the quarantine period.


AQC Field for dog walking

Fields are available for owners to walk their dogs while at AQC. Fifteen-minute slots are available on a first come, first served basis.  Prior booking is not required.


AQC Operating hours

 Visiting Hours
 Mondays - Fridays  3 pm - 5 pm
 Saturdays  2 pm - 5 pm
 Sundays and Public Holidays  Closed


 Dog Walking / Exercise Hours
 Mondays - Fridays                              3 pm - 4:45 pm
 Saturdays  2 pm - 4:45 pm
 Sundays and Public Holidays  Closed


 Quarantine Release Hours
 Mondays to Sundays & Public Holidays  10 am - 12 pm   

AQC contact details

Animal Quarantine Centre

2 Jalan Lekar

Singapore 698919



How to get to AQC

 Transportation  Route
 BUS  172, 975 (alight at Home Team Academy)
 MRT  Choa Chu Kang Station ( transfer to Bus 172), Opp Phoenix Station (transfer to bus 975)


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