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Katze, Frettchen und Hund

Movement of pet dogs, cats or ferrets between Member states of the EU, the EEA and Switzerland

Changes regarding pet passport – New conditions for pets when travelling with private persons since 29 December 2014 – Applicable only when travelling with private persons - Animals must not be sold or transferred otherwise

Since 29.12.2014 new rules apply to intra-Community movements of pets (travels between Member states of the EU and the EEA and Switzerland) due to Regulation (EU) No. 576/2013

Amended pet passport
Besides other changes the pet passport has also been amended when issued after 29. December 2014. If you already have a pet passport for your animal it will remain valid for the lifetime of the animal. The pet passport in the new format will be laminated in those places containing data on the microchip and all entries done with adhesive stickers.

Declaration of compliance regarding rabies declaration by the owner / authorised person
for animals aged less than 12 weeks or whose rabies vaccination is not yet deemed valid. This declaration can be filled in online and printed out and saved in copy: Declaration of compliance regarding rabies declaration by the owner / authorised person (PDF)

Links to the Veterinary Services in Europe

Link to the British Veterinary Services

Link to the Irish Department of Agriculture

Link to the Swedish Veterinary Services

Link to the Maltese Veterinary Services

Link to the Finnish Veterinary Services

Link to the Norwegian Veterinary Services

Link to the Belgian Veterinary Services

Link to the Danish Veterinary Services

Link to the French Veterinary Services

(last update: 09.03.2018)