Other pets

Other pets covered by Regulation (EC) 998/2003
Other pet animals than dogs, cats, ferrets and birds are according to Regulation (EC) 998/2003:

  • Rabbits
  • Rodents
  • Reptiles
  • Amphibia
  • Invertebrates (except bees and crustaceans)
  • Ornamental tropical fish

These pets can if accompanied by their owner be imported as stated below:

Non-commercial import from the EU and certain third countries
There are no common EU regulations nor Danish orders regulating animal health import requirements for these groups of pet animals. Therefore they may be imported freely for non-commercial purposes to Denmark from other EU Member States including Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Vatican City State.

Non-commercial import from third countries
According to Regulation (EC) 998/2003 only five or less pet animals from the above mentioned groups may be imported for non-commercial purposes to Denmark from third countries other than Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Vatican City State.

When travelling with more than five pet animals from the above mentioned group, the animals must meet the commercial import requirement.

 

Pet animals not covered by Regulation (EC) 998/2003

Pets of species that are not covered by Regulation (EC) 998/2003 may be imported for non-commercial purposes to Denmark from the EU and third countries in compliance with the import requirements:

Carnivores other than dogs, cats and ferrets - La 23,0-2158

Insectivores - La 23,0-2111

Marsupials - La 23,0-2109

 

There is a ban on import of apes and monkeys into Denmark.

Only Zoos may be allowed to import apes and monkeys and it will require an import permit from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.


Contact

Import directly into Denmark from third countries may only take place over one of these traveler's point of entry:

Border Inspection Post, Kastrup at Copenhagen Airport
Kystvejen 16
DK-2770 Kastrup

Phone: +45 72 27 64 40
 
Border Inspection Post, Billund at Billund Airport
Lufthavnvej
DK-7190 Billund
Phone: +45 72 27 69 00