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Pet travel: apply for a GB pet health certificate

Use for your non-commercial pet or assistance dog, cat, ferret that will enter GB without a valid EU, NI or part I listed pet passport, or an Animal Health Certificate issued in GB

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GB Pet Health Certificate - word format

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When you must use a GB pet health certificate

You must use this certificate for a pet that’s entering or returning to GB (England, Scotland or Wales) the UK from a listed or unlisted country and does not have a valid EU or NI pet passport, Part I listed pet passport or if you are not using an Animal Health Certificate issued in GB.

When the certificate is valid for travel

Your animal must enter GB no later than 10 days from the date the certificate was issued. The certificate must be signed and dated by an ‘official’ vet who has authority from their government to issue it.

How to use this form

Speak to your vet to find out if they can complete the form. They might need to contact their local authorities to get a copy of the form and have it signed and stamped by an official vet.

Published 9 April 2019
Last updated 12 March 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated the GB Pet Health Certificate forms.

  2. First published.