Travelling with your pets

When travelling with your pet dog, cat or ferret, the rules you must follow depend on the country you are going to or coming from.

Travel since 1 January 2021

Since 1 January 2021 there is no change for pet travel to the EU, including the Republic of Ireland.

Since 1 January 2021 pet travel from GB to Northern Ireland requires additional health preparations and documents.

To make sure your pet is able to travel you should contact your vet before travelling to get the latest advice.

You can get more information and check the rules for the country you’re travelling to or from at the following link:

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