Bringing more than 5 pets
You can’t bring more than 5 pets to the UK unless you’re attending or training for a competition, show, sporting event. You’ll need written evidence of registration for the event when you travel.
All your pets must:
- be attending the event or training
- be over 6 months old
- meet the pet travel rules
You’ll have to follow the commercial rules for importing animals if you want to travel with more than 5 pets that aren’t attending or training for a competition, show or sporting event.
Step 1 Check if you can bring your pet
Step 2 Get your pet microchipped
Step 3 Get your pet vaccinated against rabies
You must wait for a set period of time after vaccination before you can travel.
Depending on the country you're travelling from, you might also need to get a blood test.
and Get tapeworm treatment
If you have a dog, you'll also need to get tapeworm treatment before you travel.
Step 4 Get a pet travel document