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AFCD's special work arrangements starting from January 21
Tuesday, January 19, 2021

In light of the special work arrangements for government employees announced by the Government, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) today (January 19) announced that starting from Thursday (January 21), the Animal Management Centres of the AFCD (except for the New Territories South Animal Management Centre, which has been launched as another quarantine facility for pet animals related to COVID-19 cases) will provide limited anti-rabies dog inoculation and dog licensing services. Members of the public are required to make appointments in advance by calling the respective Animal Management Centre during office hours whereas all other Anti-Rabies Dog Inoculation and Licensing Centres will remain closed until further notice. For appointment phone numbers and other details, please visit the designated website: www.pets.gov.hk.

The AFCD's licensing services counters at Cheung Sha Wan Government Offices (CSWGO) and the Marine Parks Office at CDW Building, 388 Castle Peak Road, Tsuen Wan, will remain suspended until further notice.

A spokesman for the AFCD appealed to the public to handle their licence or permit applications online or through email, post or fax. Relevant documents can also be put in the drop-in box placed at the ground floor of CSWGO. For detailed information and contacts, please refer to the AFCD website: www.afcd.gov.hk.

Meanwhile, AFCD public facilities including the Hong Kong Wetland Park, eight Country Park Visitor/Education Centres, seven Hong Kong Geopark Visitor Centres, the Endangered Species Resource Centre, and all barbecue sites and campsites of country parks will remain closed until further notice.

For enquiries, please call the AFCD on 2708 8885.