Travelling with pets

IMPORTANT - BREXIT INFORMATION: As of January 1, 2021, all pets from Great Britain and its dependencies (excluding Northern Ireland and Gibraltar) must be entered through an airport or port authorized as a Travellers Point of Entry. Dogs, cats and ferrets should:

  • Be identified.
  • Have a valid anti-rabies vaccine.
  • Be accompanied by a Health Certificate or a EU pet passport (GB pet passports are not valid anymore)
  • It is not necessary to perform an antibody titration test against rabies.


When returning to Great Britain it will be necessary:

  • To carry out a treatment against parasites between 1-5 days before travelling.
  • To present ONE of the following documents: Health Certificate used for entering into the EU, EU pet passport or GB pet passport.
  • It is not necessary to perform an antibody titration test against rabies.

 

 

ENTRY: Travellers who wish to bring a pet from a third country must do so through one of the designated  Travellers´ Points of Entry (PEV)


DEPARTURE: To travel with a pet to a third country you must meet the requirements of that country. The necessary certifications can be obtained in the  Areas of Agriculture / Contact details of Agriculture Units