Veterinary Export Services
TRAVELLING WITH YOUR PET TO AN EU COUNTRY OR NORTHERN IRELAND?
Animal Health Certificates (AHC)
Brexit has meant that the old Pet Passport system is no longer in use. In order to travel with your pet to Europe you must have an AHC issued by an Official Vet (OV). Once issued the AHC is valid for 10 days.
Before issuing an AHC your pet must have:
• a valid microchip
• a valid rabies vaccination
• tapeworm treatment for dogs travelling to Finland, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Norway or Malta.
We have our own Official Veterinarian and a dedicated team to help answer any questions you may have when travelling with your pet.
TRAVELLING WITH YOUR PET OUTSIDE THE EU?
If you’re travelling to a non-EU country, you’ll need to get an export health certificate (EHC). An EHC checks that your pet meets the health requirements of the country you’re travelling to. You’ll also need to complete an export application form (EXA) if you’re in England, Scotland or Wales.
The export health certificate and the export application form for each country and pet will tell you how to apply. You must nominate an official vet who will be sent the EHC. They’ll check your pet has met the correct health and identification requirements before you travel.