Entry Requirements

  1. The animal must be at least 12 weeks old.
  2. Your pet must be identified by a microchip (standard ISO 11784 or annex A ISO standard 11785) or a tattoo. …
  3. Your pet must have a valid rabies vaccination. …
  4. You must get a health certificate from your veterinarian and endorsed by USDA.

What paperwork do I need to take my dog to France?

Pets will require a microchip and rabies vaccination and health certificate at minimum, proof of both is needed in order to obtain an EU Pet Passport. All documents must be issued by an official veterinarian within the EU. Essentially, a pet passport demonstrates that your pet is fit and healthy to travel.

Can I take dog to France from UK?

Paperwork for Taking a Pet to France from the UK

Your pet will also require a microchip and a valid rabies vaccination, from at least 21 days before your date of travel. Remember that when you return to the UK, you will need to have your dog wormed by a vet.

Can you bring your dog to France?

The pets must have been examined and the health certificate issued by a USDA Accredited Veterinarian within a day of loading and must arrive in France within 10 days. USDA endorsement (counter-sign and emboss/stamp) of the health certificate is NOT required for this certificate.

Can I take my dog to France in 2021?

Before taking their dog, cat or ferret to the EU for the first time after , pet owners must complete the following steps. The only new requirement for travel to the EU is the use of a certificate, rather than a pet passport: Ensure their dog, cat or ferret is microchipped.

Can I stay with my dog on a ferry?

Ferries typically offer two options for taking your dog abroad. Firstly, they may be locked in your car on the cargo hold during your journey. Alternatively, they may be placed into the on-board kennels. Not all ferries offer both services, and there is typically a charge for either option.

Can I take my dog to France without a passport?

Firstly, you will need to get them an EU Pet Passport. This involves getting your dog microchipped and vaccinated against rabies at the vet. If you are traveling from a country outside the EU or are taking dogs to France for commercial reasons, your dog will require an animal health certificate (AHC).

Which airlines allow pets in cabin UK?

Which UK Airlines Allow Pets In Cabin? The main 3 airlines that allow pets in the cabin are: KLM, Lufthansa and TUI. This only applies for very small pets that weigh less than 8kg and would have to be booked direct through the airline, without the assistance of a pet export company like Fetchapet.

Does my dog need a blood test for France?

Your pet must have a blood sample taken at least 30 days after its primary rabies vaccination (from a current series of vaccinations). Your vet may recommend a booster rabies vaccination before this test. Your pet’s blood sample will be sent to an EU-approved blood testing laboratory.