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Travelling with pets

Bringing accompanied pets (dogs, cats or ferrets) from the EU to the UK

A pet passport issued in the EU before 1 January 2021 will continue to be recognised.

Your pet must meet the following requirements upon entry. It is important to note the order:

  • Every animal must have a microchip.
  • Rabies vaccination: the first vaccination must have taken place at least 21 days before entry, regular booster vaccinations are recognised as long as they have taken place in the required interval
  • For dogs: tapeworm Treatment no less than 24 hours and no earlier than 120 hours (5 days) before entry
  • All steps must be entered in an EU pet passport

For further information please refer to the website of the British Government.


Bringing pets from the UK to the EU or Northern Ireland

A current EU pet passport issued in Great-Britain will not be valid for travel to the EU or Northern Ireland from 1 January 2021.

Your pet must meet the following requirements upon entry:

  • Every animal must have a microchip
  • Rabies vaccination: the first vaccination must have taken place at least 21 days before entry, regular booster vaccinations are recognised as Long as they have taken place in the required interval
  • The animal must be at least 12 weeks old before it can be vaccinated. A recognised vet must issue a Health certificate (AHC) no more than 10 days before entry. The AHC is valid for 4 months, as well as re-entry before it expires.

For further information please refer to the website of the British Government.

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