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To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on PetTravel.com reflect the current regulations. We cannot predict how a given country may enforce these regulations. Noncompliance may result in the need to make arrangements to put the pet into quarantine, return the pet to the country of origin, or destroy the pet. We suggest that you minimize the disruptions that may occur by following the rules of the country you are visiting.

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Dog Passport Colombia

Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to Colombia

Colombia does not quarantine healthy pets who meet the following requirements:

This completes a passport for your dog or cat to enter Colombia.

Dog Passport Colombia

It is highly recommended that your pet be on a flea and tick prevention program prior to entering Colombia. There are no vaccination requirements for dogs and cats entering Colombia from a rabies free country as well as puppies or kittens under 4 months of age.

No Import Permit is required for personal pets accompanied by their owners. Animals imported in commercial lot numbers must first obtain an import permit. All other animals will also require an Import Permit to enter Colombia.

Colombia prohibits the import of the following canine breeds and any cross breeds of: American Pitbull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Staffordshire Terrier, Pitbull Terrier, American Pitbull Terrier.

Whenever you travel to a foreign country it is always advisable to carry some form of identification indicating ownership of the pet.

Failure to comply with these regulations will mean that your pet will be refused entry or returned to the country of origin or placed in quarantine, all at the expense of the person responsible for your pet.

Inspection: All domestic dogs and cats must be free of evidence of disease communicable to humans when examined at the port of entry to Colombia. If your dog or cat is not in apparent good health, further examination by a licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense.

Other Animals: Birds, invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits are not subject to requirements of rabies vaccination, but may have to meet other requirements and should have a health certificate to enter Colombia. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.

If your pet is not a dog, cat or ferret, and especially if it is a turtle or parrot, you should verify that it is not protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITIES).  You will need to apply for additional permits if this is the case. Search their database. Over 180 countries participate and enforce CITIES regulations. Read more about CITIES.

Veterinary Certificate: All countries have unique veterinary certificates. This form may differ from the veterinary certificate issued by veterinarians in the United States. (APHIS 7001) It is an essential part of the cat or dog passport.

Pet Microchip: Although Colombia does not require a pet microchip, we strongly recommend that you microchip your cat or dog prior to traveling. 

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bertha.orozco.31
I have a french puddle 16 lb dog, how do I take her to Colombia, without any problems? Please let me know. thanks
Posted on 2013-05-29 00:58:12.0
martha.orozcoeverett
and when are you planning on leaving?
Posted on 2013-05-29 01:50:36.0
sabrina.herrera.374
I have two irish setters...any recomendations of airlines or agencies for traveling? I'm leaving Houston Tx, in august.
Posted on 2013-07-03 19:11:35.0
haydee.olbekson
Si!!! Vernos antes de que te vayas!!! Que horror!!
Posted on 2013-07-03 19:21:22.0
sackingsbullies.missbeezy
I have a american bullie. trying to ship withing a few months. does colombia accept bullies and do you need a broker?
Posted on 2013-07-30 01:04:12.0
HeatherBleier
It says above that they do not.
Posted on 2013-08-28 04:21:57.0
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Posted on 2013-09-07 21:42:19.0
PetTravel
I did not see your post. Your kitty can fly alone as manifest cargo or with your boyfriend as checked baggage. You need to select an airline with the most direct route. Do not change airlines because they will not transfer your pet. If your kitty is flying alone, contact the cargo department of the airline. If your kitty is flying with your boyfriend, contact the reservations department.
Posted on 2013-10-27 19:51:15.0
osemu.ehimare
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Posted on 2013-11-17 09:49:41.0
PetTravel
There are airlines that would prefer that you use an agent (United does to many Central and South American countries) but this is not a requirement of the country. Bullies are not banned, but they are difficult to transport due to their breathing problems. Many airlines will not carry them. Be sure and travel in cooler seasons.
Posted on 2014-01-01 15:00:23.0
jeff.clegg.127
I have a wallaby. Can I move with this to Colombia? I would like to live in Bogota.
Posted on 2014-01-04 17:48:07.0
PetTravel
We do not have requirements for wallabies entering Colombia. You can inquire here: quejas@ica.gov.co
Posted on 2014-01-07 04:21:40.0
jordan.sharpe.395
I am planning on moving to Medellin next month from Guatemala, I have a 5 month old chocolate labrador/pitbull cross breed... where it says above that pit bulls are not permitted or cross breeds of, does it mean only no cross breeds within those select breeds, or would a pitbull terrier cross bred with a labrador be okay?
Posted on 2014-01-07 21:22:25.0
max.taylor.3576
Dude you're moving to Medellin?
Posted on 2014-01-07 21:40:25.0
jordan.sharpe.395
fuckin eh man
Posted on 2014-01-07 21:46:19.0
PetTravel
Technically, a crossbreed is an offspring of purebred parents of two different breeds. However, in many cases, it depends on how your dog looks and acts. If your dog has any characteristics that would give him away as a Pit, then there could be a problem. If your pet looks more like a Lab, then you could list him as mixed breed. You could always ask a transporter that serves that area how customs officials process mixed breeds. More often than not, agents are extremely helpful clearing pets in Central and South America. IPATA.org is a database of pet transporters and you can search by country.
Posted on 2014-01-08 02:22:52.0
PetTravel
Correction: American Staffordshires are banned for import to Colombia. My previous post needs correction. Regrets... You should have an agent if your pet is traveling unaccompanied. Try IPATA.org.
Posted on 2014-01-08 02:29:37.0
jordan.sharpe.395
He totally looks more like a lab, until you see his face head on, his face is very pitbull. But his ears aren't cropped, he can kind of look more like a lab from certain angles. Could I send you a picture of him in a private thread to give you a better idea? He's an extremely friendly, gentle natured dog too..
Posted on 2014-01-08 16:40:51.0
PetTravel
Jordan Arbour You certainly can do that, but I would suggest that you ask someone who deals with customs officials in the country. They would be best suited to advise you on the country's standards. Email Las Lunas at mleunda@las-lunas.com.ar and ask them their opinion. I am sure they can help. My email is sue@pettravel.com.
Posted on 2014-01-09 02:24:21.0
karen.p.ortiz.77
we live in Colombia, if we purchase the pittbull in Colombia can we travel with him to the US and return with him to Colombia?
Posted on 2014-01-12 06:52:13.0
jordan.sharpe.395
Thank you for the advice!!
Posted on 2014-01-12 15:59:44.0
PetTravel
Karen Paola Maria Ortiz Pitt Bull breeds are banned in Colombia so you may have a problem bringing your pet back home even if you can prove you purchased your pet in Colombia.
Posted on 2014-01-13 01:42:38.0
cristian.casas3
once ive done everything to take my dog with me from the US to Colombia, do i need anything in colombia to be able to travel back with him or not?
Posted on 2014-01-13 02:10:51.0
lina.caswellmunoz
Viajo a cali con mi mascota cuy por un mes. Se necesitan otros documentos
Posted on 2014-02-17 03:59:32.0
PetTravel
If you are traveling to Colombia as a tourist and staying a short time, then your documents should be sufficient to return to the US. If you are staying in Colombia for a longer time, then you will need a Certificate of Health inspection. Inquire at the airport to be sure.
Posted on 2014-02-18 04:46:53.0
PetTravel
No tenemos información sobre la importación de un conejillo de indias para Colombia. Como mínimo usted necesitará un certificado sanitario expedido dentro de los 10 días de viaje. Email ica.gov.co para obtener más detalles.
Posted on 2014-02-18 04:56:01.0
estela.tas
Necesito enviar a mi mascota, de NY a Cali Colombia. Duchshund, 7 libras. Alguien que me indique?
Posted on 2014-02-25 14:32:23.0
PetTravel
Trate de Avianca Cargo si su mascota viajará solo. Tienen una ruta desde JFK a Cali. Se necesitará un certificado de salud expedido no más de 8 días antes de la entrada y la prueba de la vacuna contra la rabia. Puede encontrar más detalles sobre cómo tomar una mascota a Colombia aquí: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/colombia.cfm.
Posted on 2014-02-26 03:15:31.0
estela.tas
PetTravel Gracias!
Posted on 2014-03-03 10:26:05.0
maike.sanchez.7
tengo un American Bully para viajar de NJ a Cali se puede?
Posted on 2014-03-03 11:04:38.0
PetTravel
Colombia prohíbe la importación de American Bully. Lo siento ..
Posted on 2014-03-04 02:04:18.0
tiago.hes
Jordan Arbour , Hello Jordan I read your article, I have the same problem, can you tell me what you did and are you in Colombia Already, on the picture you can see mis bebes, and if you respond, please at: bob.hes@gmx.at Thank you so much for your information.
Posted on 2014-03-04 07:59:30.0
kaposa
I got a Jack Russell terrier. I m planing to take it from Australia to Bogota. Any recommendation?
Posted on 2014-03-31 21:31:38.0
devon.abbott.71
Quick question...I am looking at moving from St. Thomas, Virgin Islands to Colombia with my fatty cat. Any changes with that that you are aware of?
Posted on 2014-04-02 16:19:02.0
PetTravel
Hi Karolina - you will need to follow the export regs of Australia: http://www.daff.gov.au/biosecurity/export/live-animals/companion. Where are you departing from in Australia?
Posted on 2014-04-04 17:21:49.0
PetTravel
Colombia will require proof of rabies vaccination and a health certificate. Normal vaccinations for distemper, etc. Will check again and update if necessary.
Posted on 2014-04-04 17:25:08.0
Lina.Villegas.0
Hi, I'm traveling to Medellín, Colombia from Toronto, Canada and according to Air Canada regulations I need to ship my dog separately due to her weight but I was told on another airline that in order to ship a pet I needed to use an "agencia de Carga" for the paper work. Do you do that or know anyone who does?
Posted on 2014-07-06 03:26:09.0
chris.giamporcaro
Hi everbody! I need help. I have a dog that is a mix breed of one of the dogs on the banned list. But my vet listed her as a boxer mix instead of a pitbull mix (matter of fact, we just assume she is a pitbull). So I'm wondering if anyone knows how they decide the breed of the dog when you arrive in Colombia. Is it an inspection or just a look at the documentation? Also, if there is a problem what do they do? Do they give you the opportunity to go back to your country or do they euthanize? Thanks!
Posted on 2014-07-10 18:15:15.0
PetTravel
Lina - you can find an agent to assist you with the transport at IPATA.org. Search for a pet transporter by country.
Posted on 2014-07-11 03:12:44.0
PetTravel
Chris - a mixed Boxer breed would not be challenged. The first option should your dog be refused would be to return it to the country of origin.
Posted on 2014-07-11 21:19:34.0
alashka101
My American staffordshire terrier is a registered service dog will he be able to go to Colombia?
Posted on 2014-08-02 22:19:43.0
PetTravel
Alexandra - you had best contact the Colombian Embassy with your question. It is doubtful that ADA regulations extend to Colombia.
Posted on 2014-08-04 13:00:54.0
andrealatina
Hi I have a 2 month old pekingese dog she's in Colombia how can I bring her to London what are the documents required?
Posted on 2014-08-18 18:29:37.0
PetTravel
Andrea - the EU considers Colombia to be a high-rabies country, so it will take almost 4 months to prepare. Your pet will need a microchip, then a rabies vaccination (in that order), then a 30 day wait, then your vet will administer a Blood Titer Test. Assuming acceptable results, your pet can enter the UK 90 days after the date the blood was drawn. You will also need an Annex II form for the UK. Find all the details here and links to instructions and forms if you need them: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/UnitedKingdom.cfm. You will need to contact the cargo department of an airline that flies the entire route as your Pekinese will need to travel as manifest cargo.
Posted on 2014-08-20 03:39:08.0
michelle.narvaez.395
My brother tried to take our cat in the cabin on avianca airlines from miami to cali and he had the health certificate and all the vaccines but they told him he needed other documents. He had to miss his flight and take the cat to board near the airport. They want to charge him 200 dollars more for the trip and the cat is still in florida. What do we do?
Posted on 2014-10-03 23:43:44.0
PetTravel
Michelle - what documents are they saying they need? Is your brother still in Florida?
Posted on 2014-10-05 03:17:17.0
yaya1123
PetTravel they say they need a paper from the department of agriculture.
Posted on 2014-10-06 14:45:21.0
PetTravel
Zoraya Narvaez In order to leave the US, you need to have the health certificate endorsed by the State USDA office located in Miami. Your vet should have given you an APHIS 7001 form. the US will need to endorse this and any certificates you need to enter Colombia.
Posted on 2014-10-08 04:07:41.0
p.delgado.chaves
Hi, I would like to bring my two cat from Scotland to Colombia, my vet do not know what I need do anybody can tell me what do I need to do?
Posted on 2014-10-16 15:09:28.0
ann.armstrong.984
Chris, Can you advise of the outcome? I may soon be in a similar situation. Thanks
Posted on 2014-11-08 12:59:14.0
PetTravel
Pilar - the requirements for bringing a pet to Colombia are listed here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Colombia.cfm. There are also links to more details and forms required on the page if you need them.
Posted on 2014-11-11 05:03:41.0
PetTravel
Mientras usted está volando dentro y fuera de la ciudad de Panamá en la misma línea aérea y su escala es no más de 2 horas, a continuación, la línea aérea se transferirá a su mascota de un plano a otro si está viajando en la bodega de carga. Usted no tendrá ningún papel para Panamá. Para regresar a los EE.UU., tendrá una prueba de gusano barrenador por un veterinario dentro de uno a cinco días de haber regresado. Su certificado de salud puede ser renovado o se puede utilizar el que usted viajó a Colombia con. No es una mala idea tenerlo traducido al Inglés.
Posted on 2014-11-11 05:09:15.0
suzy.k.walker.1
I'm getting a hedgehog for Christmas. What do I have to get to take him from the USA to Colombia?
Posted on 2014-12-08 22:22:23.0
PetTravel
Suzy - hedgehogs not an animal we normally follow import rules for. Would suggest that you research here: http://www.ica.gov.co/getattachment/e187d1fc-07b6-4144-a4f0-ba175aa7f650/Publicacion-16.aspx
Posted on 2014-12-11 03:36:20.0
felipe.sierra.7731
My mother wants to take her Maltese to Colombia South America . We have all of the vaccines expect the Ledto one because my vet tells me dogs of that size are allergic to it. Can I show proof of this? And still be ok to enter ?
Posted on 2014-12-25 18:12:18.0
PetTravel
Felipe - you need to have your licensed veterinarian issue a statement on their stationery as to why the vaccination could not be administered and sign and stamp it.
Posted on 2014-12-27 19:05:24.0
UndergroundPhotographybybernardogalvez
Hi, I'm planning on going to Barranquilla Colombia with my american bulldog mix of 10 months old, she weights around 50 pounds, would that be posible?
Posted on 2015-01-11 10:40:53.0
PetTravel
Bernardo - it would be possible, but you are going to have to search for an airline that will carry it if it is snub-nosed. Try United if they fly the route. You will need to conform to regulations as stated here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Colombia.cfm
Posted on 2015-01-12 03:57:40.0
orvillecaval
Do these regulations also apply to Emotional Therapy Dogs? Or are there separate regulations for these dogs?
Posted on 2015-01-12 21:54:14.0
PetTravel
Orville - ESA and service dogs are subject to the same regulations as regular dogs.
Posted on 2015-01-16 04:44:03.0
katrina.rains.5
Hi Suzy, would you mind sharing what you found out?
Posted on 2015-01-17 17:50:49.0
UndergroundPhotographybybernardogalvez
thank you!
Posted on 2015-01-29 17:10:39.0
clementyne.chambers
I am going to be taking my dog from Spain to Colombia. Does this mean we need a rabies certificate endorsed by USDA/CFIA or anyone else?
Posted on 2015-02-09 15:12:38.0
PetTravel
Hello Chementyne - USDA/CFIA endorsement is only if you are originating your trip in the US or Canada. If your dog is leaving from Spain, it will need a microchip and rabies vaccination (in that order) at least 21 days prior to departure. If you are planning to return to Spain, wait 30 days instead of 21 days after vaccination and have your vet administer a Blood Titer Test. You will need the results to re-enter Spain. That can be done no sooner than 3 calendar months after the day the blood was taken. You can find details on requirements for entering Colombia here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Colombia.cfm and Spain can be found here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Spain.cfm
Posted on 2015-02-10 04:13:27.0
clementyne.chambers
PetTravel thanks!
Posted on 2015-02-10 09:08:27.0
paula.a.leon.3
hello, i'm planning to moving from Hong kong to Bogota my pet is a tea cup pomeranian is less than 2Kg my fly is from Hk to paris and then Paris to Colombia what kind of documents i will need for him
Posted on 2015-03-01 03:41:12.0
PetTravel
Hi Paula - whether or not you will need to conform to entrance requirements in France depends on a few things. If you are flying Air France, you will most likely need to enter France to recheck your Pom on the second leg of your flight. What this will mean is that you need to have your Pom microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies. (in that order) at least 21 days prior to entering France. You will need an Annex IV form completed by your vet within 10 days of travel. You can find details here with links to forms and instructions if you need them: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/France.cfm If you are flying another airline and it is the same airline in and out of France, then you will not need to enter the country. As for entering Colombia, your Pom will need to be vaccinated as indicated here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Colombia.cfm and accompanied by a health certificate issued within 8 days of travel. Your Pom will also need a ticks and tapeworm treatment just prior to travel.
Posted on 2015-03-03 01:32:35.0
shannel.evans.1
Hello I was interested in purchasing a york terrier from Medellin Columbia, what are the requirements and is that allowed? Would I be able ship him from there by himself?
Posted on 2015-03-03 18:09:29.0
PetTravel
Shannel - where are you currently located? Buying a puppy sight unseen is pretty risky considering all the fraud on the internet. But if you know your breeder and feel confident it is not a scam, and if you are located in the US, the puppy will need to be 6 months old and fully vaccinated prior to entering the country. You can ship the puppy unaccompanied, but the airlines will most likely require that an agent handle the transport.
Posted on 2015-03-05 03:44:52.0
wppotes1
PLEASE? Does anyone know the regulations for Colombia "recognizing" my service dog? All I can seem to find is traveling . . . I need to know where I'm allowed to take HER when I get there. Thank you SO much
Posted on 2015-03-07 17:22:44.0
julia.novellino
are all the vaccines required 30 days and 12 months prior to entry into the country? or just the rabies?. Pets must be vaccinated for Rabies, Distemper, Hepatitis, Leptospirosis and parVovirus.
Posted on 2015-03-12 20:38:36.0
PetTravel
Walter - Colombia does recognize service animals and tries to accommodate them when possible.
Posted on 2015-03-14 02:30:41.0
PetTravel
Julia - the rabies vaccination is subject to the time limitations. Your vet can recommend the timing of the other vaccines.
Posted on 2015-03-14 02:34:14.0
anna.pig.3
Hi! I wanted to travel to Colombia with my pet cat and just wanted to know if he needs to do any sort of quarantine period on arrival. If he does is there anywhere that I can find this information?
Posted on 2015-03-14 07:46:38.0
rlprow
If I am wanting to export a 10 week old puppy to Colombia, would it still need a rabies vaccine since it is not yet old enough to get one? Can 2 puppies fly in one crate together? And do I need to get an import license - i will not be travelling with them? If so, where would I get one? Do I need the passport of the owner of the puppy living in Colombia?
Posted on 2015-03-16 00:44:14.0
PetTravel
Hi Anna - there will be no quarantine for your cat if you follow the requirements listed here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Colombia.cfm
Posted on 2015-03-17 02:24:58.0
anna.pig.3
PetTravel thank you for your help :)
Posted on 2015-03-17 12:48:22.0
PetTravel
Rebecca - puppies under 4 months of age are not subject to rabies requirements when entering Colombia. However, as it appears the puppies will be entering Colombia unaccompanied, they will need an import permit. The airlines each have their own rules, but generally will allow puppies that are the same size or from the same litter to travel in a crate together. You will be the consignor and the new owner will be the consignee. The transfer of ownership will be declared on the permit.
Posted on 2015-03-18 03:21:45.0
laura.munoz.12382923
I have an american pit bull terrier, I live in Canada and want to take him to Colombia in july, when he will be 11 months old. Am I going to have problems travelling with him simply because he as a pit bull mix??
Posted on 2015-03-23 04:58:22.0
PetTravel
Laura - the regulations state that Pit Bulls or their mixes cannot enter the country. You must judge whether the resemblance is enough for a customs agent to recognize the breed.
Posted on 2015-03-24 02:15:35.0
wppotes1
Awesome . . . thank you so much. Additionally? I finally found SOME sort of regulation/policy that I had to translate. It basically stated that I should have all of her shot info & either Badge or Vest with me whenever she is with me.
Posted on 2015-03-24 18:28:39.0
wppotes1
Hi Anna . . . I travel to Colombia every 3-4 mos. I submit her "International Health Certificate" to the USDA 10 day prior to departure along with a copy of her Rabies Cert & evidence of all the pertinent vaccination requirements. Upon arrival, you WILL have to meet with their USDA equivalent (ICA) . . . not sure about "cats"? But "I" have to pay them $30 US to bring a dog into the country. You might want to have that $ ready for just in case purpose, ya know? They will fill out their paperwork & give you a copy. I CANNOT stress enough to you in regards of returning . . . IF you ARE returning with the cat. PLEASE . . . check with a local vet &/or inquire at the ICA office at the airport on the requirements to exit with the cat. I have to gain another certificate from a vet, make a bank deposit & present her to the ICA office at the local airport before I will be able to leave with her.
Posted on 2015-03-24 18:36:19.0
wppotes1
Hi Filipe . . . I encountered the exact SAME dilemma. Per Colombia ICA . . . NO Lepto? NO entry! My Mini Chihuahua only weighs 3 pounds. Even though the vet did not want to administer for those reasons, your vet SHOULD do it, IF you PRE-MED your pet. We actually just had this done this last Saturday & Bella had ZERO reaction at all to the vaccination.
Posted on 2015-03-24 18:40:47.0
wppotes1
Hi Cristian. . . I travel to Colombia every 3-4 mos. I submit her "International Health Certificate" to the USDA 10 day prior to departure along with a copy of her Rabies Cert & evidence of all the pertinent vaccination requirements. Upon arrival, you WILL have to meet with their USDA equivalent (ICA) . . . not sure about "cats"? But "I" have to pay them $30 US to bring a dog into the country. You might want to have that $ ready for just in case purpose, ya know? They will fill out their paperwork & give you a copy. I CANNOT stress enough to you in regards of returning . . . IF you ARE returning/leaving with the animal. PLEASE . . . check with a local vet &/or inquire at the ICA office at the airport on the requirements to exit with the pet. I have to gain another certificate from a vet (within 3 days of departure), make a bank deposit & present her to the ICA office at the local airport before I will be able to leave with her.
Posted on 2015-03-24 18:46:31.0
wppotes1
I travel to Colombia every 3-4 mos. I submit her "International Health Certificate" to the USDA 10 day prior to departure along with a copy of her Rabies Cert & evidence of all the pertinent vaccination requirements. Upon arrival, you WILL have to meet with their USDA equivalent (ICA). You will have to pay them $30 US to bring a dog into the country. They will fill out their paperwork & give you a copy. I CANNOT stress enough to you in regards of returning . . . IF you ARE returning/leaving with the animal. PLEASE . . . check with a local vet &/or inquire at the ICA office at the airport on the requirements to exit with the pet. I have to gain another certificate from a vet (within 3 days of departure), make a bank deposit & present her to the ICA office at the local airport before I will be able to leave with her.
Posted on 2015-03-24 18:48:41.0
anna.pig.3
Thanx Walter! I didn't know about the meeting on arrival stuff. And yes I hope to return with her so I will look into what I need to return with her. Thanx again.
Posted on 2015-03-24 20:12:14.0