Do dogs need passports to travel to Ireland?

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If you want to import a cat, dog or ferret into Ireland from any EU member state including the UK, the pet animal must have an EU Pet Passport, (this document is the same throughout the EU).

The Passport certifies that: The pet has been vaccinated against rabies subsequently at least 21 days before travel.

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To secure the pet passport, the dog must receive a rabies shot and/or a certificate denoting an up-to-date rabies vaccination.

The vet will also fit the animal with an electronic microchip or tattoo that properly identifies the dog.

Some countries also request proof of treatment for ticks and tapeworm.

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In summary, all pets traveling domestic or international require a Health Certificate.

There are other names for this mandatory document, Pet Passport, Veterinary Certificate or Sanitary Certificate.

In general it is required within 10 days of a flight departure.

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If you want to import a cat, dog or ferret into Ireland from any EU member state including the UK, the pet animal must have an EU Pet Passport, (this document is the same throughout the EU).

The Passport certifies that: The pet has been vaccinated against rabies subsequently at least 21 days before travel.

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The claim that you need a valid EU passport for travelling with your dog from Northern Ireland to Ireland is true.

Along with a passport, your pet should be marked by a transponder (microchip) and vaccinated against rabies.

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To secure the pet passport, the dog must receive a rabies shot and/or a certificate denoting an up-to-date rabies vaccination.

The vet will also fit the animal with an electronic microchip or tattoo that properly identifies the dog.

Some countries also request proof of treatment for ticks and tapeworm.

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If you want to import a cat, dog or ferret into Ireland from any EU member state including the UK, the pet animal must have an EU Pet Passport, (this document is the same throughout the EU).

The Passport certifies that: The pet has been vaccinated against rabies subsequently at least 21 days before travel.

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Irish Ferries participate in the Pet Travel Scheme.

Motorists and foot -passengers may bring their pet with them.

All Dogs, Cats and Ferrets travelling under this scheme need a pet Passport.

It is your responsibility to ensure that all the entry conditions are met otherwise your pet will not be allowed to travel.

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