If you do not want to leave your beloved pet while you’re moving to another country, or even while traveling, then you need to know what documents will be needed and to understand how to prepare them
First of all, the animal must be vaccinated against rabies, as evidenced by the appropriate analysis. After that, a microchip must be implanted under the skin of the pet with ID. The procedure is virtually painless and is done with a syringe in veterinary clinics. The chips of biocompatible glass are quite small and they contain a unique ID number. This is necessary in order to commit the changes to the data and link the vetpassport animal with documents. And it might help if the animal is lost abroad!
If the animal is a rare kind, the border control will require the proper documentation (certificate) for the removal, in accordance with the international convention.
The list of documents required for export of dogs, cats and ferrets abroad:
1. Electronic identification. Implanted under the skin of the animal, this microchip must conform to ISO 11784, ISO 11785.
2. Veterinary certificate (photo of animal, if he is over one year).
3. Vaccination against rabies. A veterinarian makes a mark in the veterinary passport (name of vaccine, signature, seal and date) after checking the identification of animals. Validity of vaccination depends on the used vaccine and may not exceed 1 year. Vaccination should be carried out in animals aged 3 months, and no later than 1 month prior to departure. A person who wishes to bring in an animal under the age of 3 months should know before entering the country whether it is allowed to enter this country.
4. Form number 1 vet.form issued by the doctor of veterinary medicine not earlier than 3 days before the departure of the animal abroad.
5. Certificate of the blood test for antibody titration is required between 4 and 12 months after vaccination against rabies. Tests taken on blood should be carried out in an accredited laboratory, and the content of neutralizing antibodies should be at least 0.5 IU / ml.
6. Deworming and treatment of animals against ectoparasites, which a veterinarian has to provide in the veterinary passport. Treatment for worms and ticks should be held between 48 and 24 hours prior to departure.
7. Certificate of the breed of animals, indicating its estimated value
8. Licensed container for transporting the animal, which is authourized by IATA. The cage should be a size that allows the animal to stand on all four legs.
In order to properly organize the process and be sure that the animal will be delivered in one piece, leave it to professionals. We will advise you on how to properly execute all documents, in terms of their readiness and details on procedures. We take care of all of the transportation for your pet.