Microchips for Pets-Everything You Need to Know for Travel

For travel with pets, most countries require a pet microchip. This is where a Veterinarian records your Pet’s vaccination and identification information including regular vaccinations, Rabies, Titer test results, name and description. Although the US has no law requiring microchips for identification, it is mandatory for most travel.

Travel with Pets from US to JAPAN

Pets entering from the US will have Quarantine of up to 12 hours if you follow the Requirements in this Guide.  If the requirements are not met, your pet will be refused or quarantined for up to 180 days. Pets are defined as: Domestic Dogs, Cats and Ferrets.

How to Get a Pet Passport from US to BELGIUM

Your pet must be microchipped, have a Rabies vaccination at least 21 days before travel, have a Health Certificate by an accredited Veterinarian and submit the completed Health Certificate to APHIS within 10 days of entry to Belgium. This allows your pet to travel up to 4 months from the issue date as long as the rabies vaccine does not expire during your travel. Quarantine is not mandatory unless pet owners fail to follow travel requirements. Pets are: Dogs Cats and Ferrets. Source: USDA/APHIS

How to Get Pet Passport from US to FRANCE

Your pet must be microchipped, have a Rabies vaccination at least 21 days before travel, have a Health Certificate by an accredited Veterinarian and submit the completed Health Certificate to APHIS within 10 days of entry in France. This allows your pet to travel up to 4 months from the issue date as long as the rabies vaccine does not expire during your travel. Quarantine is not mandatory unless pet owners fail to follow travel requirements.

How to Get a Pet Passport from US to the CZECH REPUBLIC

Your pet must be microchipped, have a Rabies vaccination at least 21 days before travel, have a Health Certificate by an accredited Veterinarian and submit the completed Health Certificate to APHIS within 10 days of entry to the Czech Republic. This allows your pet to travel up to 4 months from the issue date as long as the rabies vaccine does not expire during your travel. Quarantine is not mandatory unless pet owners fail to follow travel requirements.

How to Get a Pet Passport from the US to SPAIN

To get a Pet Passport to Spain, your pet must have a microchip, Rabies vaccination at least 21 days before arrival, a Health Certificate by an accredited Veterinarian and Endorsement from APHIS within 10 days of entry in Spain.  This allows your pet to travel up to 4 months from the issue date as long as the rabies vaccine does not expire during your travel.

How to Get a Pet Passport from US to GERMANY

Your pet must be microchipped, have a Rabies vaccination at least 21 days before travel, have a Health Certificate by an accredited Veterinarian and submit the completed Health Certificate to APHIS within 10 days of entry in Germany.  This allows your pet to travel up to 4 months from the issue date as long as the rabies vaccine does not expire during your travel. Quarantine is not mandatory unless pet owners fail to follow travel requirements.