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Health Certificates: Shipments WITHOUT DOGS from the U.S to the United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland)

STOP! Did you read the United Kingdom Requirements? These requirements include important rabies vaccination information that is unique to the United Kingdom (Step 2). Please read the requirements for the United Kingdom before downloading the Health Certificate.

5 or less cats and/or ferrets (No Dogs)

Please choose one of the options below

Selecting the appropriate option below will give you access to the required health certificate with pre-lined out statements to indicate the pet's rabies vaccination status and type of travel. If the line outs do not print, the USDA Accredited Veterinarian must manually add the line outs and initial them in pen.
The pets must arrive in the UK within 10 days from the date that the USDA Accredited Veterinarian signs the health certificate.  For pets traveling to the UK by sea, the 10 days is extended by the duration of sea travel.

Pets 15 weeks of age or older
whose rabies vaccination was given more than 21 days before arriving in the UK, OR pets 1 year of age or older who have been continuously vaccinated for rabies since receiving their primary rabies vaccination will complete the certificate below.

--Entering the UK through London Heathrow? Have your paperwork pre-checked by Heathrow Animal Reception Center prior to APHIS endorsement.


*Designated person is a family member, friend, or other person authorized by the owner to travel with the pets.

The pets must arrive in the UK within 10 days from the date that the USDA Accredited Veterinarian signs the health certificate.  For pets traveling to the UK by sea, the 10 days is extended by the duration of sea travel.

Pets 15 weeks of age or older
whose rabies vaccination was given more than 21 days before arriving in the UK, OR pets 1 year of age or older who have been continuously vaccinated for rabies since receiving their primary rabies vaccination will complete the certificate below.

--Entering the UK through London Heathrow? Have your paperwork pre-checked by Heathrow Animal Reception Center prior to APHIS endorsement.


*Designated person is a family member, friend, or other person authorized by the owner to travel with the pets.

The pets must arrive in the UK within 10 days from the date that the USDA Accredited Veterinarian signs the health certificate.  For pets traveling to the UK by sea, the 10 days is extended by the duration of sea travel.

Pets 15 weeks of age or older
whose rabies vaccination was given more than 21 days before arriving in the UK, OR pets 1 year of age or older who have been continuously vaccinated for rabies since receiving their primary rabies vaccination will complete the certificate below.

--Entering the UK through London Heathrow? Have your paperwork pre-checked by Heathrow Animal Reception Center prior to APHIS endorsement.


*Designated person is a family member, friend, or other person authorized by the owner to travel with the pets.

The pets must leave the U.S. within 48 hours from the date the USDA Accredited Veterinarian signs the health certificate.

Pets 15 weeks of age or older
whose rabies vaccination was given more than 21 days before arriving in the UK, OR pets 1 year of age or older who have been continuously vaccinated for rabies since receiving their primary rabies vaccination will complete the certificate below.


 Instructions for completing the commercial Health Certificate

IMPORTANT:  Please read rabies vaccine and other requirements here.
6 or more cats and/or ferrets (No Dogs)

Please choose one of the options below

Selecting the appropriate option below will give you access to the required health certificate with pre-lined out statements to indicate the pet's rabies vaccination status and type of travel. If the line outs do not print, the USDA Accredited Veterinarian must manually add the line outs and initial them in pen.

The pets must leave the U.S. within 48 hours from the date the USDA Accredited Veterinarian signs the health certificate.

Pets 15 weeks of age or older
whose rabies vaccination was given more than 21 days before arriving in the UK, OR pets 1 year of age or older who have been continuously vaccinated for rabies since receiving their primary rabies vaccination will complete the certificate below.


 Instructions for completing the commercial Health Certificate

IMPORTANT:  Please read rabies vaccine and other requirements here.
Choose the health certificate below based on the travel situation.

Written documentation of the receipt of entry to the event may need to be provided at the time of entry into the EU.

The pets must arrive in the UK within 10 days from the date that the USDA Accredited Veterinarian signs the health certificate.  For pets traveling to the UK by sea, the 10 days is extended by the duration of sea travel.

Pets 6 months of age or older whose rabies vaccination was given more than 21 days before arriving in the UK, OR pets 1 year of age or older who have been continuously vaccinated for rabies since receiving their primary rabies vaccination will complete the certificate below. 
*Designated person is a family member, friend, or other person authorized by the owner to travel with the pets.

 Instructions for completing the non-commercial Health Certificate

IMPORTANT:  Please read rabies vaccine and other requirements here.

--Entering the UK through London Heathrow? Have your paperwork pre-checked by Heathrow Animal Reception Center prior to APHIS endorsement.

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