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Sembawang Animal Quarantine Station (SAQS)

The Sembawang Animal Quarantine Station (SAQS) provides quarantine facilities and services for imported dogs, cats, and small mammals. These services help to ensure that exotic diseases such as rabies are not introduced into Singapore.

Services and fees

SAQS’ 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 SAQS: 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.
    • Per small mammal consignment or room per day S$26.25.

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

The fees exclude provision of food or bedding for small mammals. If your pet is a small mammal, you must visit it daily to feed it and clean its enclosure.


Field for dog walking

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


Operating hours

 Visiting Hours
 Mondays - Fridays  4 pm - 6 pm
 Saturdays  2 pm - 6 pm
 Sundays and Public Holidays  Closed


Kindly note that as a safe management measure in line with the COVID-19 situation, we only allow 2 visitors per consignment for a maximum period of 1 hour.


 Dog Walking / Exercise Hours
 Mondays - Fridays                              4 pm - 5:30 pm
 Saturdays  2 pm - 5:30 pm
 Sundays and Public Holidays  Closed


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

SAQS contact details

Sembawang Animal Quarantine Station

10 Lorong Chencharu

Singapore 769197



How to get there

 Transportation  Route
 BUS  167, 169, 171 and 980 (alight at bus stop opposite Sembawang Air Base)
 MRT  Yishun Station ( transfer to Bus 169 or 171)


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