From the 1st January 2012, the UK will harmonise it’s pet travel movement rules with the rest of the European Union. As a result, the current requirements to carry out a blood test, followed by a six month wait, is no longer required for entry in to the UK. To read the latest DEFRA press release, please click here.
Please see the table below which details a simple breakdown of the changes between the current and new regulations:
Entry rules for pets entering the UK from the EU and listed non-EU countries:
Entry rules for pets entering the UK from unlisted non-EU countries: