Live Animals

Vietnam Airlines understands how important it is to take extreme care of the animals placed in our care, and that some are beloved pets who will fly safety and comfortable with Vietnam Airlines. All shipments are accepted and handled in compliance with the Convention on International Trade of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora endangered (CITES),  IATA Live Animal Regulations (LAR) and Vietnam Airlines Regulations for transport of live animals.

In addition:

Live animals are divided in to 5 classifications, each with different acceptance conditions.

Classification of Live AnimalsAcceptance Conditions for Live AnimalsPackingMarking and Labelling

Important Information:

In order to comply to the rules and regulations of the relevant authorities a heath certificate will need to be required. 

Live animals, animal products of group I, II and III in the list of CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) carried on international flights must be accompanied by CITES permits.

Live animals other than cattle and poultry (wild animals captured and raised in special farms) carried on domestic flights must be accompanied by Domestic transport permits issued by Forestry Branches of provinces and cities.

In addition to Shipper’s Letter of Instruction (SLI), The shipper or his agent must provide 02 copies of the complete and signed Shipper’s certification for Live Animal. The certification is not applied for transport of  live seafood.

For more information, please contact your local Vietnam Airlines Branches or Cargo Sales Agents

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