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Pet Travel from the U.S. to Portugal - Health Certificates

Pet Dogs, Cats and/or Ferrets (5 or Fewer Animals)
Choose the option below that best fits your pet's travel plans.
The pets must arrive in the EU within 10 days from the date USDA endorses the health certificate.


 Instructions for completing the "Non-commercial" Health Certificate

*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 EU within 10 days from the date USDA endorses the health certificate.


 Instructions for completing the "Non-commercial" Health Certificate

*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 EU within 10 days from the date USDA endorses the health certificate.


 Instructions for completing the "Non-commercial" Health Certificate

*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 Accredited Veterinarian issues the health certificate.

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Pet Dogs, Cats or Ferrets (6 or More Animals)
Choose the option below that best fits your pets' travel plans.

The pets must leave the U.S. within 48 hours from the date the Accredited Veterinarian issues the health certificate.
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Six or more pets traveling to participate in a competition, exhibition or sporting event (Uncommon)
To use the certificates below, your pets must be more than six months old, and you must provide proof of entry to the competition, exhibition or sporting event.
The pets must arrive in the EU within 10 days from the date USDA endorses the health certificate.


*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 EU within 10 days from the date USDA endorses the health certificate.

*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 EU within 10 days from the date USDA endorses the health certificate.

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