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Entry and re-entry of pets from third countries to Austria Amended conditions for travelling with pets apply since 29.12.2014

Please note: New certificate applicable as from 1. September 2016.

Summary of the conditions regarding the entry of pets and the model of the required certificates and declarations applicable from 29th December 2014:

Information leaflet entry and re-entry with dogs, cats, ferrets and other pets when travelling from third countries to Austria (as of 15 July 2019)


Declaration of the owner/authorised person on pets travelling with tourists

The declaration can currently only be filled in online and printed.

 Declaration of the owner/authorised person relating to pets younger than 12 weeks or a not yet valid rabies vaccination

 The declaration can be filled in online and printed or you can save a filled-in copy

Declaration of the owner/authorised person relating to pets in transit through countries not specifically named

The declaration can be filled in online and printed or you can save a filled-in copy

Model certificate Annex IV of Reg. (EU) No 577/2013 and Corrigendum, English

Model certificate in Annex IV of Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 applicable from 01.09.2016 in English. This model certificate already contains a Corrigendum of the English version.

Model certificate Annex IV of Reg. (EU) No 577/2013 and Corrigendum, German

Model certificate in Annex IV of Regulation (EU) No 577/2013 applicable from 01.09.2016 in German. This model certificate already contains a Corrigendum of the German version.

EU website Movement of Pets

Please note: BREXIT!

Important information regarding BREXIT!

Further information from the EU Commission:

Please note: Due to avian influenza there are different conditions applicable to birds accompanying tourists until further notice.

Import and re-import of ornamental birds when accompanying tourists

Information for travellers: Avian Influenza in Asia, Africa and several European countries

approved date: 15 October 2019