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Travelling with Pet Animals

Requirements for non-commercial movement of certain pet animals are stated in EU Regulation 576/2013.

Check the specifics for your pet animal in the guides below or on the links to the left

Pet animals are in Regulation 576/2013 defined as:

  • Dogs, cats and ferrets
  • Birds (except poultry*)
  • Domestic rabbits and rodents
  • Reptiles and amphibia
  • Invertebrates (except bees, molluscs and crustaceans)
  • Ornamental tropical fish
* Poultry means birds of the following species: fowl, turkeys, guinea fowl, ducks, geese, quails, pigeons, pheasants, partridges and ratites (Ratitae).
Legislation on non-commercial movement of pet animals
Last Modified 27. August 2020