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International Pet Travel
Many countries have strict regulations regarding international pet travel. You'll find an overview of bringing Fido to many popular international destinations below. No matter where you're going, you should contact the embassy or consulate of the destintion country to confirm pet travel regulations, obtain all of the necessary paperwork (such as health certificates and documentation) regarding your pet's travel, and contact your local veterinarian to ensure your pet is in compliance with foreign health regulations. And finally, don't forget to check reulations on bringing Fido back to your home country too. Quarantine rules may apply even if your dog has only been gone a short time. Have more questions about crossing the pond with your pooch? Read our Ten Tips for Flying with Fido, or speak to a frequent flyer in our International Pet Travel Forum.

Algeria

If you would like to travel with your pet to Algeria, you will only need a veterinarian rabies inoculation certificate, issued at point of origin.

Anguilla

Taking your pet on a trip to Anguilla is quite easy to do. If you would like to import a pet from the United States, you will need to get an import permit from Dr. Vanterpool CVO of Anguilla. The ...

Armenia

In order to travel to Armenia with your pet, all you will need is a veterinarian health certificate.

Aruba

In order to travel with your pet to Aruba, you will only need a Veterinary Health Certificate issued from the originating country, no more than 14 days prior to arrival and a rabies inoculation certificate issued within 30 days prior ...

Australia

In order to travel with your pet to Australia, you will need to complete several requirements before your departure. Several of them require extended waiting periods, so it is best to start the process well in advance of your travel. ...

Austria

Traveling with your pet to Austria is quite easy. Below are the requirements for entry. Pets must be at least 7 months old in order to enter Austria. Pets must travel into these border crossing points, Vienna, Linz, Salzburg, Innsbruck, ...

Bahamas

You may bring your pet into The Islands of the Bahamas, but you need to make preparations before your departure. An import permit is required from the Ministry of Agriculture, Trade and Industry (Nassau), for all animals being brought into ...

Barbados

Traveling with your pet to Barbados is an easy process. Below are the list of requirements. Your pet must have a microchip. The implantation must be done before the rabies vaccination. After your pet has been microchipped, it must be ...

Belgium

If you would like to travel with your pet to Belgium, you will need to make sure all the below requirements are met. Your pet must be identified with a microchip. or a tattoo (as long as it was given ...

Belize

If you are planning to travel with your pet to Belize, you will need to complete the following requirements prior to your departure. The pet animal is to be accompanied by a veterinary certificate issued by a registered veterinarian in ...

Bermuda

Before you travel with your pet to Bermuda, you will need to make sure they meet the following requirements in order to apply for the import permit: Your pet must have a microchip. You will need to get a veterinary ...

Bolivia

In order to travel with your pet to Bolivia, you will need to obtain a health certificate (pdf below) by an authorized veterinarian (USDA, if in the US). Health certificates must be issued within 3 months prior to arrival into ...

Brazil

When traveling to Brazil, the following documents are necessary when traveling with your pet: International Health Certificate for animals (Certificado Zoosanitãrio Internacional -CZI). The international health certificate is issued by a licensed veterinarian 10 days before departure, and must show ...

Bulgaria

In order to travel with your pet to Bulgaria, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Burundi

In order to travel with your pet to Burundi, you will need to complete the following requirements. Pets require a veterinary health certificate issued at the point of origin and an import permit. On arrival veterinary inspection will take place. ...

Cambodia

If you would like to travel to Cambodia with your pet, you will need to obtain and travel with a Veterinarian Health Certificate and a Rabies Vaccination Certificate issued by the country of origin.

Canada

You may cross the border into Canada with your pet easily as long as your pet has been vaccinated against rabies within 3 years of your date of arrival. Pets over 3 months of age require one of the following ...

Chile

If you plan to travel to Chile with your pet, you first need to complete a few requirements. Your must obtain a health certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian (USDA if in US) within 15 days prior to departure.(the veterinarian's ...

China

If you would like to travel with your pet to China, there are a few requirements you will need to complete before you travel. Pets older than 3 months must have proof they have been vaccinated against rabies within 1 ...

Colombia

Your pet will need a Health Certificate issued by your local veterinarian at least 8 days prior to travel to Colombia. The certificate must specify: Species, ID, breed, gender, age and fur. It should also state the animal was found ...

Comoros

In order to travel with your pet to Comoros, you just need a health certificate and rabies vaccination certificate.

Costa Rica

In order to travel to Costa Rica with your pet, you will need to complete the following entry requirements: You will need to have your pet examined within 30 days of departure and found to be healthy and free of ...

Croatia

In order to travel with your pet to Croatia, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Cyprus

In order to travel with your pet to The Republic of Cyprus, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies ...

Czech Republic

Traveling to the Czech Republic with your pet is quite easy to do. Below are the requirements for entry. Your pet must be identified with a microchip. All pets must be vaccinated against rabies, and at the time the animal ...

Denmark

Below are the guidelines you will need to follow in order to enter Denmark with your pets: You will need to complete and carry a copy of the Authorization Form (.pdf below) Your pet must have a valid microchip or ...

Dominican Republic

Traveling with your pet to the Dominican Republic is easy! You’ll need to get a health certificate issued and signed by a licensed veterinarian. The certificate needs to contain the name and address of the owner, and complete identification of ...

Ecuador

If you would like to travel to Ecuador with your pet, you will need to complete the following requirements before departure. 48 hours prior to departure, you must obtain a health certificate (pdf below) from a licensed veterinarian. It must ...

Egypt

If you would like to travel to Egypt with your pet, you will need to obtain a veterinarian health certificate from the country of departure's Government Veterinarian (USDA if in US). It will need to be valid two weeks from ...

El Salvador

If you plan to travel to El Salvador with your pet, you first need to complete a few requirements. Your must obtain a health certificate signed by a licensed veterinarian (USDA if in US) within 30 days prior to departure.(the ...

Estonia

In order to travel with your pet to Estonia, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Finland

If you are interested in traveling with your pet to Finland, there are few requirements necessary for entry. A microchip A valid rabies vaccination, administered after the minimum age of 12 weeks. The waiting period abroad after rabies vaccination is ...

France

The following requirements are necessary for travel into France with your pet: The animal must be at least 12 weeks old. Your pet must be identified by a microchip (standard ISO 11784 or annex A ISO standard 11785) or a ...

Germany

Traveling to Germany is similiar to traveling to a lot of European countries. Below is the list of requirements necessary for travel. Your pets will need to be identified by either a clearly readable tattoo or by a microchip. Proof ...

Greece

If you would like to travel to Greece with your pet, your pet will need a microchip, proof of anti-rabies vaccination, and a health certificate (pdf below) endorsed by a USDA state veterinarian. For more information on approved ports of ...

Guadeloupe

Pets are able to enter Guadelope with proof of a rabies vaccination certificate, signed by a licensed veterinarian and valid in the United States (USDA). If the animal has never undergone a rabies vaccination or if the last date for ...

Guatemala

In order to travel with your pet to Guatemala, you must first take your pet to a U.S. registered veterinarian for a health certificate stating that the pet has been examined, shows no evidence of communicable disease, and has been ...

Hong Kong

In order to bring your pet to Hong Kong, you will need to complete the list below: Notify the Duty Officer of the Import & Export Section at least 24 hours before your arrival. (Tel. (852) 21821001 / Fax. (852) ...

Hungary

There are only a few requirements necessary to travel to Hungary with your pet! your pet must be microchipped or have an identifiable tattoo your dog or cat must have a valid rabies vaccination must have an EU pet passport ...

Iceland

In order to travel with your pet to Iceland, you will need to complete the following requirements. Apply for an import permit (dog pdf below, cat pdf on website) to the Icelandic Food and Veterinary Authority (MAST). Once the application ...

India

You are only allowed to bring up to two pets with you to India. If the pet is travelling in the cargo hold, you will need to have a copy of your passport, plane ticket, and airway bill. Below is ...

Indonesia

In order for you to travel with your pet you must enter through Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Jakarta. Indonesia. You will need to complete the following requirements prior to entry: The pet animal imported must be accompanied with Import Permit ...

Ireland

If you would like to visit Ireland with your pet you just need to meet the following requirements: An approved airline/pet cargo carrier must be used. A list of the approved airlines/cargo handlers is available at the attached link. (http://www.agriculture.gov.ie/pets/approvedpetcarriersroutes/) ...

Israel

If you would like to travel with your pet to Israel, you will need to complete the following requirements. Pets can only be imported into Israel through the following ports of entry: Ben Gurion Airport, Haifa, Ashdod, Eilat Seaport You ...

Italy

Cats and dogs can travel from the United States to Italy as long as they meet the following requirements: Your pet must be over three months old. Be sure to get a Health Certificate. This can be obtained from your ...

Jamaica

Only pets from Great Britain, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Eire are allowed entry into Jamaica. See the website for more details.

Japan

Traveling with your pet to Japan can be fun, but you will need to complete the following items before departure. Your pet will only be allowed into Japan if they have a microchip. They must get a rabies vaccination twice ...

Jordan

It is unknown if there are requirements for entry into Jordan with a pet. Contact the Embassy for more information.

Kenya

Traveling with your pet to Kenya can be done, however, there are a few requirements you will need to complete before your departure. You will need to obtain a health certificate from an authorized veterinarian (USDA if in the US) ...

Kuwait

If you would like to travel with your pet, you will need to have a licensed veterinarian complete a veterinary certificate stating that the pet is healthy to travel, free of parasites and free of diseases communicable to humans. Kuwait ...

Kyrgyzstan

If you plan to travel to Krygyzstan keep in mind that pets must be accompanied by a veterinarian health certificate with the seal of the local Board of Health and not be issued over 10 days prior to arrival. Be ...

Latvia

In order to travel with your pet to Latvia, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Lebanon

Traveling with your pet to Lebanon can be done as long as you have two documents. Your pet must have a valid health certificate, issued by a veterinarian in the country of origin. This certificate is to be approved and ...

Lithuania

In order to travel with your pet to Lithuania, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Luxembourg

In order to travel with your pet to Luxembourg, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Malaysia

If you would like to travel with your pet to Malaysia, there are a few requirements you will need to complete before you travel. Pets must be older than 3 months and have a microchip. You will need to obtain ...

Mauritania

If you plan to travel with your pet to Mauritania, you will need to bring a current rabies vaccination certificate and a health certificate from the country of origin. If your pet is less than 3 months old, they are ...

Mexico

Traveling to Mexico with your pet is easy! You will need the proper paperwork to enter the country, and it is possible that your pet may undergo an inspection upon arrival. All animals crossing the border into Mexico will require ...

Morocco

Pets traveling to Morocco will need a couple documents prior to departure. Ten days prior to departure, you will need to obtain a veterinarian good health certificate from the country of origin (USDA if in the US). You will also ...

Nepal

If you are traveling with your pet to Nepal, you will need to bring a veterinarian health and rabies certificate for entry.

Netherlands

If your pet is traveling with you from the United States to the Netherlands, your pet must meet the following requirements: Your pet must be identified with a microchip. You pet must be vaccinated against rabies after being micro chipped. ...

New Caledonia

Unfortunately, dogs and cats are prohibited from import into New Caledonia.

New Zealand

Before traveling to New Zealand, you will need to complete several requirements. Be sure your pet can travel to New Zealand. Brazilian Fila, Dogo Argentino, Japanese Tosa, Perro de Presa Canario, American Pit Bull Terriers, and any hybrid of these ...

Nicaragua

It is really quite simple to travel with your pet to Nicaragua. Before you arrive, you will only need a health certificate (preferably issued by the USDA. However, health certificates issued by your local veterinarian showing proof of a recent ...

Norway

Traveling to Norway with your pet can be a breeze, as long as you follow the entry requirements below: You will need to get a health-certificate filled out from your local veterinarian. (pdf below) Be sure your pet has identification. ...

Oman

You can travel with your pet to Oman if you complete the following requirements. You will need an import license from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries Pets are required to travel with a Government Health Certificate endorsed by the ...

Pakistan

If you plan to travel to Pakistan with your pet, you will only need to complete a few requirements. Upon your arrival, you will need to obtain an import permit from the Office of Imports and Exports Control Organization at ...

Panama

If you are bringing pets to Panama, be sure to complete the entry requirements below: You will need to have the Form 7001 filled out and certified by an official U.S.D.A. Veterinary and your pet's veterinary. The Consular Fee is ...

Paraguay

If you would like to travel to Paraguay with your pet, you will need to obtain a health certificate from an authorized veterinarian and it must be legalized at a Paraguayan consulate in the US. For any other requirements, contact ...

Peru

Traveling with your pet to Peru is easy. Below are the requirements for entry. Pets must travel with a vaccination certificate according to their age. It must specify all products used against parasites You must obtain an official health certificate ...

Philippines

If you would like to travel with your pet to the Philippines, you will need to complete the following requirements: Get an import permit from the Philippine Bureau of Animal Industry (BAI). The pdf is located below. Secure a health ...

Poland

Traveling to Poland is similiar to traveling to a lot of European countries. Below is the list of requirements necessary for travel. Your pets will need to be identified by either a clearly readable tattoo or by a microchip. You ...

Portugal

In order to travel with your pets to Portugal, you will only need a few things. Your pet will need to have a microchip. You will need an international health certificate. You can get that from your local veterinarian. You ...

Puerto Rico

The requirements for pets to go to Puerto Rico are simple. Just be sure to have a tag with name of pet and your contact information as well as a rabies quarantine certificate from your local veterinarian stating that the ...

Qatar

If you plan to travel to Qatar with your pet, you will first need to complete the following requirements: You will need to obtain an Import Permit prior to departure and it must be accompanied by a governmental veterinary health ...

Romania

In order to travel with your pet to Romania, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Saint Kitts and Nevis

In order to travel with your pet to St. Kitts and Nevis, you will need to complete the following entry requirements. Pets older than 3 months old need to be current on their rabies vaccination. Your pet will need to ...

Saudi Arabia

If you would like to travel to Saudi Arabia with your pet, they are typically not allowed unless they are traveling for hunting, guarding, and/or guides for the disabled. Pets require an import permit from the Ministry of Agriculture, a ...

Singapore

Taking your pet to Singapore can be done in a few steps. You will need to check that your pet can travel to Singapore. The following breeds are permitted from travel to Singapore: Pit Bull, including: American Pit Bull Terrier ...

Sint Maarten

Traveling with your pet to St. Maarten is quite simple. Below is a list of requirements for entry. Your pet must be at least 13 weeks old, and be transported in a kennel according to IATA regulations. You will need ...

Slovakia

In order to travel with your pet to Slovakia, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

Slovenia

In order to travel with your pet to Slovenia, you will need to complete the following requirements. Your pet must be identifiable via a microchip. The microchip needs to be implanted before the pet receives their rabies vaccination. If your ...

South Africa

Take note of the following regulations regarding travel with pets into South Africa: Animals must be vaccinated against rabies not less than 30 day and not more than a year before arrival. Puppies and kittens under 12 weeks are covered ...

Spain

There are three rules when traveling with your pet to Spain. First, pets should be accompanied by their owners or representatives. Second, your pet must be identified with a legible tattoo or microchip, and third, they need to have their ...

Sri Lanka

If you would like to travel to Sri Lanka with your pet, be sure to complete the following entry requirements. Complete and submit an online application form 7 days before you depart online at http://www.daph.gov.lk/web/index.php?option=com_permit&view=application&Itemid=127&lang=en You will need to get ...

Sweden

If you would like to travel with your pet to Sweden, it is really simple. You will need the following things: Your pet must be identifiable, with either a micro chip or readable tattoo given before July 3, 2011. The ...

Switzerland

Traveling to Switzerland with your pet is quite easy. Below you can find what you need to bring your furry friend. Your pet must have a microchip or legible tattoo (only if applied before July 3, 2011). Keep in mind, ...

Taiwan

If you plan to travel with your pet, you will need to complete several requirements in advance. Pets need to be at least 3 months old and under 4 weeks pregnant, microchipped, and vaccinated against rabies at least 30 days ...

Thailand

There are a few documents that you will need to bring in order to travel with your pet to Thailand. They will need a health certificate issued by a USDA accredited veterinarian. This certificate is valid for 10 days from ...

Trinidad and Tobago

In order for you to travel with your pet to Trinidad and Tobago, first you will need to apply for an import permit. Application forms can be obtained from the Animal Production and Health Division. One form of valid identification ...

Tunisia

Before traveling with your pet to Tunisia, you will need to get a certificate of health from veterinary authorities in the country of departure. It must state your pet was not exposed to any contagious diseases at its original home ...

Turkey

Traveling with your pet to Turkey is very simple, below is a list of the entry requirements. Pets have to be 3 months and older. A “United States Interstate and International Certificate of Health Examination for Small Animals” (pdf below). ...

Turks and Caicos

If you would like to travel to Turks and Caicos with your pet, it is really quite simple. All you need to get it is listed below. A valid veterinary certificate from your country of origin. If this document is ...

United Arab Emirates

If you plan to travel the the UAE with your pet, you will need to complete this list of entry requirements. Complete the Import permit prior to travel, issued through the MOEW web site. (http://www.moew.gov.ae/en/our-services/animal-wealth/permits/import-permit-pets.aspx) Complete the Release for Pets ...

United Kingdom

Traveling to the UK with your pet is easier than ever before! Just make sure you follow the steps below in the listed order and have all paperwork on hand when traveling to the UK. Your pet must be microchipped ...

United States

The US Center for Disease Control (CDC) governs the importation of dogs, cats, turtles, monkeys, other animals, and animal products capable of causing human disease. Requirements for the importation of the most common pets are described below. Pets taken out ...

Uruguay

Traveling with your pet to Uruguay can be done, as long as you complete the following entry requirements. These requirements apply to animals traveling with a passenger or animals traveling by cargo. Your pet must have a USDA endorsed health ...

US Virgin Islands

Traveling to the U.S Virgin Islands with your pet is very easy! Pets just need to have an official health certificate stating that they did not originate from an area quarantined for rabies. Your pet must have been vaccinated for ...

Venezuela

Within two weeks before your departure to Venezuela, your pet must obtain a health certificate (pdf below) issued by a licensed veterinarian. The health certificate needs to include that the pet was examined and found to be healthy and free ...

Vietnam

Traveling with your pet to Vietnam is quite simple. You will need a current health certificate as well as a current rabies certificate.
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