Thinking about buying a Cat or
Dog from abroad?
Make sure you know what you need
to do before travelling with your pet.
YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR
ENSURING YOUR PET MEETS ALL THE RULES FOR ENTERING THE
You must ensure that you have had all the
procedures carried out in the correct order and your pet’s
documentation must be completed correctly.
The Rules vary depending on the country you are
Travelling to the UK from an EU member state
and approved non-EU countries.
You pet dog, cat or ferret must be
micro-chipped, vaccinated against rabies (after the micro-chip
application), and you must have an EU Pet Passport or Official
Veterinary Health certificate. Your dog, cat or ferret must also be
treated for tape-worm 1-5 days before arriving in the UK and must
then travel with an approved transport company via an authorised