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Personal Property Shipping Office
215 Heritage Drive
Building P 10
Scott AFB, IL 62225-5010
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Policies and rules for shipping pets vary at each installation. It’s important to understand the regulations, prohibitions and laws at your new installation before moving with a pet. Below, you’ll find installation-specific details for registering, boarding and transporting your pet.
Personnel residing on Scott AFB are required to register their pet with the base veterinarian within 14 days of arrival on base (with a limit to 2 four legged pets).
Pit Bulls and Pit Bull breeds are not allowed to live on SAFB. Pit Bulls and Pit Bull breeds can be seen by the veterinarian. Any questionable animal will be cleared through the veterinary clinic.
There is no fee to register an animal on base. All you need is proof of vaccinations. Vaccinations need to be up-to-date. If rabies and other vaccinations are current, an appointment is needed with the veterinarian to get the health certificate. Please call the clinic to set up an appointment at 618-256-5452.
Please be mindful to microchip your pet, microchip identification is the most reliable way to reunite lost pets with their owners. Members traveling OCONUS must have their cats and dogs microchipped. Please call the clinic to schedule a microchipping appointment or to update microchip information.
Residents of St. Clair County, IL are required to register their pets with St. Clair County Animal Services. Proof of current rabies vaccination must be provided at the time of registration, for all dogs and cats over 4 months of age. Most veterinarians/kennels will have the registration form available for you. For more information about fees and time limits for registration, call 618-235-0585. There you can also obtain the most current information about animal ordinances in St. Clair County.
Check with the airlines for their requirements on pet travel or Personal Property Office at 618-256-1201.
There are no boarding or kenneling facilities on Scott AFB, however the Scott Inn does have a limited number of pet-friendly temporary lodging facility units available for an additional $10 per night fee. A copy of the pet's immunization records are required at check-in. Additional rules must be followed while utilizing these pet-friendly units. Call the Scott Inn for more details and limitations. If on-base TLF with your pet is not an option, a number of quality boarding facilities are available in the surrounding community.
A list of local boarding facilities is available from the lodging front desk or you may consult the Internet. Call 618-256-1844 for a faxed copy of the list or ask your sponsor to pick up a copy. Pet owners are highly encouraged to hand-carry their pet's medical and immunization records with them for verification purposes or in case of an emergency.
The veterinary clinic is located at 852 South Drive. Assistance for overseas requirements are available. Local county licensing paperwork can be obtained at the clinic. Contact the veterinary clinic at 618-256-5452.