Yes - The 15 digit ISO pet microchip is the world standard. Some countries may allow a 10 digit microchip, however to ensure there are no issues while traveling, it is highly recommended to have the 15 digit ISO compliant microchip. If your pet already has a 10 digit chip, you can still implant a 15 digit microchip.
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- What documentation will the pet owner need to bring on their travels to China?
- Is there anything additional the pet owner is required to do before traveling to China?
- Does China ban certain dog breeds?
- Why can I not change the measurement units for the pet’s weight and/or height on a International Pet TravelPass for China?
- Why is the USDA endorsement fee for China higher than other countries GlobalVetLink currently supports?
- If the sample date for the FAVN test is over a year from the arrival date and there’s been a lapse between rabies vaccinations since then, could I still use this test to travel to China?
- For travel to China, how long are the FAVN Rabies Antibody test results valid for?
- Why do I have to enter a previous rabies vaccination record, but I am not required to upload the vaccination certificate on the “Rabies certificates upload” page for travel to China?
- When can the veterinarian take a blood sample for the FAVN test before travel to China?
- Are there certain labs that have to perform the FAVN Rabies Antibodies test when a pet is traveling to China?