Pet Passport Israel
Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to Israel
Israel does not quarantine healthy pets who meet the following requirements:
- Your dog or cat must have a 15 digit ISO pet microchip.
- Your pet must have been vaccinated for rabies between 30 days and 12 months before entry.
- A Blood Titer Test must be administered and sent to an approved laboratory.
- Within 10 days of travel, Veterinary Certificate for Israel must be completed by a licensed USDA or CFIA veterinarian for endorsement by the USDA or CFIA if traveling from the United States or Canada. If you are not traveling from either of these countries, the Governing Authority over animals in your country responsible for the import and export of animals should endorse the forms.
- The results of the Blood Titer Test and Rabies Certificate should also be included for indorsement.
This completes a passport for your dog or cat to enter Israel.
Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Israel, 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
Israel. 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 Israel. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.
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.
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