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Travelling with pets

These pages explain what you and your vet have to do to bring your pet dog, cat or ferret into the UK.

Rules change on 1 January 2012


Pet travel rules will change on 1 January 2012 when the UK brings its procedures into line with the European Union.

Further information

Travelling to the UK from the European Union (EU) or a Listed Non-EU country or territory?:

Travelling to the UK from any other country (an Unlisted country)?:

  • Quarantine – For cats, dogs and other rabies susceptible animals that do not qualify for entry into the UK under the Pet Travel Scheme.

Taking your pet abroad?

If you need further information or advice not covered by these pages please contact the Pet Travel Scheme Helpline.

Page last modified: 23 August 2011

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