Regulations and Assessments
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these regulations for exporting animals or animal products to a foreign country, you should contact the APHIS-VS Area Office in the State from which the animals or products will be exported.
United Kingdom - Summary of Requirements
United Kingdom (UK) is a Member State of the European Union. Please refer to the English version of the certificates on the link to the European Union. Note special requirements for export of dogs, cats, and ferret to the UK below.
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
A copy of the rabies certificate and microchip identification certificate must be attached to the health certificate. If the microchip identification certificate is not available, then the microchip number must be written on the rabies certificate. The name and manufacturer of the rabies vaccine must be entered on the health certificate.
The UK prohibits import of the following dog breeds: Pit Bull Terrier, Japanese Tosa , Dogo Argentino , and Fila Braziliero.
Additional information for pet owners on exporting a dog or cat to the United Kingdom.
Last Modified: August 19, 2013