1.Adopted and promulgated on August 31, 1999
2.Amendment to all Articles and promulgated on April 24, 2007
3.Amendment to Articles 2, 18 and promulgated on February 13,
4.Amendment to Articles 2, 13, 18 and promulgated on September
5.Amendment to Articles 1, 3, 4-1, 5, 7, 8, 12 and promulgated
on February 20, 2014
6.Amendment to Articles 13 , Table 1 Animal Holding Fees Schedule
and Table 3 Fumigation and Sterilization Fees Standard and
promulgated on February 25, 2016
Chapter 1 General Principles
These regulations are pursuant to Paragraph 2, Article 39 of the
Statute for Prevention and Control of Infectious Animal Disease
and Article 21 of Plant Protection and Quarantine Act.
The fees include quarantine fees, operation fees and handling
1. Quarantine fees: charges for inspection of animal and plant
diseases and pests.
2. Operation fees :
1) On-site inspection fees;
2) Animal holding fees, including facility fee and testing fee;
3) Carcass burning fees;
4) Extended operation fees;
5) Quarantine treatment fees: fumigation, sterilization, sea
burial, raising, cultivation, transportation and destruction,
6) Computer processing fees.
3. Handling fees:
1) Quarantine label fees;
2) Fees for splitting, reissuing, replacing and copying of the
phytosanitary / veterinary certificates.
The quarantine service fees shall be charged in New Taiwan
The quarantine service fees shall be exempted for the articles
used for aid or relief purposes and accompanied with proof from
Chapter 2 Quarantine fees
Quarantine fees shall be charged for 0.1% of the Free on Board
(FOB) value of the export articles or the import duty value for
the importd articles.Quarantine fees shall be charged at the
rate of 0.05% of the import duty value of the imported articles
which are wheal, barley, corn or soy bean.
For export purposes, the fee for certain animal diseases and
plant pests sampling test shall be charged as follows. The
fee for specific animal diseases test for urgent exportation
shall be doubled.
1. A fee of NT$ 1,000 for the enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
2. A fee of NT$ 1,600 for Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR).
3. A fee of NT$ 2,100 for Reverse Transcription PCR (RT- PCR).
4. A fee of NT$ 3,100 for Real Time RT-PCR.
5. A fee of NT$ 3,600 for virus isolation.
Exporters, importers (hereinafter referred to as “the applicant
s”) or the agents, when applying for inspection,
shall submit the foreign currency exchange documents or other
sales documents in order to calculate the quarantine fees. If
such documents are not available along with the inspection
application, it is required to submit before issuing the
phytosanitary/veterinary certificates.For those merchant groups
or associations, where approval is granted by the competent
authority to calculate the fees based on uniform values,
submission of the aforementioned documents will be exempted.
For those articles exempt from acquiring import or export permits,
quarantine fees are charged as follows:
1. Fees for the import articles are charged for the import
customs declaration form signed by the declarant, or foreign
exchange documents such as the trade invoice from overseas
exporters, submitted by the applicants or the agents while
applying for inspection.
2. Fees for the export articles are charged for the letter of
credit or export customs declaration form signed by the declarant
submitted by the applicants or the agents while applying for
inspection. However, the fees shall be charged as per local sales
invoices, commercial invoices or other sales proof documents,
when application is submitted at local manufactory.
The quarantine fees shall be exempted for the following cases:
1. The articles are used for military purposes and accompanied
with proof from military authorities.
2. The articles of imported food are used for military or
official purposes and accompanied with proof from food
3. The animals, plants or their products carried by passenger or
crew serving on vehicles, ships or aircrafts or sent via mail
not exceeding the quantity allowed by the Bureau of Animal
and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine.
4. Unprocessed raw, cold-stored or frozen livestock or poultry
meat for export, where the meat inspection fee has been paid
for at slaughtering.
For the export articles paid with foreign currencies, the
quarantine fees shall be charged as per the payment which should
be converted into NT$, based on the exchange rates applicable for
custom declaration as stipulated by the directorate general of
customs for every ten-day period.
Chapter 3 Operation fees
The on-site inspection fees shall be charged for the actions
which dispatched inspectors by the Bureau of Animal and Plant
Health Inspection and Quarantine, including on-site inspection,
quarantine treatments, escort, and audit of facilities or sites,
1. A fee of NT$ 500 will be charged for on-site inspection within
the territory by each inspector every time. If the inspector
cannot travel to the site and back within the same day, the
fees shall be charged as per the “Regulations for Applying
the Domestic Trip Allowance;”
2. For each batch of the articles, the on-site inspection fee
shall be charged as the articles being inspected by one
3. On-site inspection fee shall be charged only once for the same
applicant if several batches of the articles are inspected at the
same place and the same time.
If large quantities of the articles are to be inspected and one
inspector cannot complete the task in one day, the on-sites
inspection fees shall be charged for the number of inspectors
dispatched by the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection
and Quarantine and the number of days.
No on-site inspection fee will be charged for inspection
conducted at warehouses, container terminals or other locations
where the offices of the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health
Inspection and Quarantine are located.
For import or export animals to be quarantined at the facilities
owned by the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and
Quarantine or at other facilities approved by the Bureau of
Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, the animal
holding fees will be charged in accordance with Table 1 Animal
Holding Fees Schedule.
If the time for quarantine of an animal exceeds the time limit as
per relevant regulation, the animal holding fee will include the
facility fee and extended operation fee based on the extended
For on-site inspection of animals quarantined at other approved
facilities by the inspectors dispatched by the Bureau of Animal
and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine, the on-site
inspection fee shall be charged but the facility fee shall be
exempt in accordance with paragraphs 1 and 2 of the preceeding
If animal dies during quarantine and the carcass is treated by
burning, a animal carcass burning fee shall be charged in
accordance with Table 2 Fee Standard for Animal Carcass Burning.
When applying for extended operation, the applicants or the
agents shall follow the rules as described below:
1. The applicants or the agents shall apply for the extended
operation in office hours.
2. The extended operation hours are as follows:
(A) The extended operation hours during weekdays are from 6:00
a.m. to 8:30 a.m. or from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. or from
5:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
(B) The extended operation hours during weekends and national
holidays are from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
(C) The special extended operation hours are from 10 p.m. to
6:00 a.m. of the next day.
3. The extended operation fees shall be charged as follows:
(A) A fee of NT$ 200 for each batch of the articles shall be
charged during weekdays.
(B) A fee of NT$ 1,000 for each batch of the articles shall
be charged during weekends and national holidays.
(C) A fee of NT$ 2,000 for each batch of the articles shall be
charged for the special extended operation hours.
(D) The extended operation across the aforementioned items of
this subparagraph shall be charged by the maximum fee.
4. If the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and
Quarantine approves the withdrawal of applications for
extended operation made by an applicant, the extended
operation fee will be refunded, or be deducted in the next
application for inspection with the deduction to be noted
in the application form.
5. If an applicant applies for inspection of several batches of
the articles and the inspection can be conducted at the same
place and the same time, the extended operation fee shall be
charged as for one batch of the articles as described in
6. The extended operation fee shall not be charged when the
animals, plants or their products are carried by the passenger
or crew serving on vehicles, ships or aircrafts.
For the import or export articles which are inspected and require
further quarantine treatments, the treatment fee shall be charged
1. The fees required for fumigation and sterilization are in
accordance with Table 3 Fumigation and Sterilization Fees
2. Sea burial, raising, cultivation, transportation and
destruction: the fees will be charged depending on the actual
Every application for importing or exporting animal and/or plant
and their products shall be charged a computer processing fee of
NT$100. The fees are exempted if the applicants make their
applicationselectronically either by accessing the computer at
the counter or via the internet.
Chapter 4 Handling fees
The handling fees for quarantine label used on export articles
shall be charged as follows:
1. Quarantine label for general use: one label for one package,
NT$ 1 for one label.
2. Quarantine label for one container: one label for one
container, NT$80 for one container.
No handling fee for quarantine label is required when the animals,
plants or their products are carried by passenger and crew
serving on the vehicles, ships or aircrafts or sent via mail,
and are within the quantity limits as set by the Bureau of Animal
and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine.
For separation, reissuance, replacemant or copy of the
phytosanitary/veterinary certificate,a fee of NT$50 shall be
charged for each new certificate.
Chapter 5 Supplementary Provisions
Charge of the fees as scheduled in these regulations shall follow
The holding fee for the animal which was arranged to be
quarantined at the facility before revision of these regulations
shall be charged as per the existing regulations before revision.
The regulations become effective from May 1, 2007.
The regulations become effective from the date of promulgation.