International Pet Transport to Japan

We transport your beloved pets from Australia to Japan, to a range of locations including but not limited to Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka. Your pet’s comfort is our priority, ensuring a safe and stress-free relocation. Our team of in-house pet travel consultants, resident vets and pet handlers provide you with a complete door-to-door service with the highest standards of care possible. Fill out the following form today to organise a quote or for any general enquiries about pet transport to Japan.

International Pet Transport to Japan

Hear More From Pet Owners

Brisbane to Tokyo, Japan
Hi Justin Cersei arrived on time without any trouble! Always with your help, everything is fine. Thank you! Cersei is running on snow in my house. I hope to work together again in the future! Kind regard Yoko
Hero & Saiga
Brisbane to Tokyo, Japan
Hi Justin, Hero and Saiga arrived safely yesterday and are very relaxed at home. With your big help, a big journey of Hero and Saiga succeeded. Thank you so much. I would like to ask you again in the near future. Many Thanks Yoko P.S This photo is 2 pups running around my home today.
Sydney to Tokyo, Japan
Hi, Justin   Thank you for everything ! Jay safely landed in Japan. JetPets is awesome !!!! He is really standout as Australian cattle and Kelpie living here in Tokyo. Sorry for Jay no more free leash running at beach and field in Aus. Anyway, I will fill in feedback. It was super rain here, so not yet I had chance take a good one. He loves Japanese food. I can’t give it to him so much... Jay and I are still exhausted by travel, organize stuff Etc.. Recommend people JetPets!! Again, Thank you JetPets !!!


How Our International Pet Transport Services Work?


From organising flight dates, to booking in vaccinations and preflight vet requirements, our specialist team works with you to ensure your pet is covered and fit for their upcoming flight. All our team know the ins and outs about Japan’s specific quarantine rules, and will provide advice and take care of additional quarantine requirements in the lead up to your pet’s travel date.

Trusted By The International Industry’s Best

Jetpets Melbourne has become the first pet transport company in the Asia Pacific Region to be awarded The Centre of Excellence for Live Animals Logistics (CEIV) Certification, and is one of only five companies in the world to have received the honour. “Jetpets customers can be confident that their precious animals are traveling in safe and healthy conditions” – Glyn Hughes, IATA Global Head of Cargo.


How We Can Help With Your International Pet Transport Needs

Our International Pet Travel Consultants:

  • Learn all about your very important pet (VIP)
  • Prepare your pet’s personalised itinerary
  • Provide expert advice on preparing and bringing pets to Japan following quarantine and customs requirements
  • Advise on choosing the best airline-approved travel crate (which can be delivered in advanced before your travel date)
  • Book your pet on the most direct flight to Japan
  • Arrange for a comfort stop before the flight
  • Can arrange a door-to-door pet transport service, from your home in Australia to your new residence in Japan
  • Contactable via our 24-hour customer service line should any concerns or questions arise.

Resident Vets & Transit Lounges For Support Each Step Of The Way

  • Our resident vets can provide dogs and cats with all the correct treatments they need to travel to Japan
  • We provide all pets with required treatments before travel
  • All vaccination and treatment records are completed by our team
  • We can also arrange at home checkups as required
  • All pets will have a pet health check at our transit lounge prior to their flight
  • Each transit lounge is located near major airports in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth.

Experienced Pet Handlers & Airport Staff Throughout Their Journey

  • Our pet handlers can personally come to your house and professionally fit your pet to the perfect sized crate (in metropolitan areas) prior to your pet’s trip
  • We will check your pet in for their flight at the airport, ensuring they have been to the toilet and have plenty of water available for a comfortable flight
  • Our team will also provide pet updates to keep you informed how their journey is progressing.

What Happens At The Airport?


  • The captain of the aircraft is aware that your loved one is on board their flight
  • The captain will set the temperature to approx. 18 degrees Celsius so that the animals are comfortable
  • The cabin is dimly lit so that your loved one can see what is going on around them
  • What we feel and hear in the cabin of the plane is the same as what animals experience (except in a travel crate they have much more legroom than us!).

FAQs – International Pet Transport to Japan

Q: When Should I Book My Pets Move To Japan?

Moving your pet to Japan can be done via completing all the required pre-travel documentation and veterinary health tests and checks in advance. We recommend that you start planning and book as early as possible. Jetpets can provide you with all the advice you need for your pet to travel to Japan, including organising for all documents, vetwork and treatments to be accurately completed, to ensure a smooth and hassle-free relocation.

Q: How much does it cost to fly a dog to japan?

There are many factors that go into pet transport prices, including flight routes and destinations, size and weight of your pet, level of service provided and more. With Jetpets, you can rest assured that our quotes can be made all-inclusive, delivering a boutique experience for you and your pet – no hidden costs or surprises. We follow strict internal and external policies to ensure your pet’s comfort and safety during travel, so our pet transport prices already include full-service provisions such as organising comfort stops for your pet along their journey and collecting your pet from the airport should there by a flight delay or cancellation. Your Jetpets pet travel consultant will talk you through all the available options, as well as provide you with a customised itinerary and quotation for your pet’s travel to Japan.

Q: Is Japan Pet Friendly?

The land of animal cafes, Japan is a pet-friendly country as long as you follow the standard pet manners and etiquette rules.

Q: Is Japan A Rabies Free Country?

Yes,  Japan is a rabies-free country.

Q: How Long Is Pet Quarantine In Japan?

Pets travelling from Australia can travel into Japan without quarantine, as long as all the import conditions are fulfilled. Pets from other countries may be subject to a quarantine period ranging from 12 hours to 180 days depending on the entry requirements.

Q: What Dogs Are Banned In Japan?

Japan currently does not have any banned dog breeds.