Other pets

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.

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.

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.


Contact

If you are a citizen in Denmark
- and have further questions on travelling with pet animals, please contact your local Veterinary Control Office of the area you live in.

If you are moving to or visiting Denmark
- and have further questions on travelling with pet animals, please contact the local Veterinary Control Office of the area you are moving to or visiting:

Contact information of the Border Inspection Posts in Denmark:

 

Border Inspection Post, Kastrup at Copenhagen Airport
Kystvejen 16
DK-2770 Kastrup
Phone: +45 72 27 64 40
Fax: +45 72 27 64 51
Email: bipcph@fvst.dk
 
Border Inspection Post, Billund at Billund Airport
Lufthavnvej
DK-7190 Billund
Phone: +45 72 27 69 00
Fax: +45 72 27 56 03
Email: graensekontr.esbjerg@fvst.dk