Pet Passport St Kitts and Nevis
Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to St Kitts and
- Pets entering St Kitts and Nevis must be microchipped with the ISO 11784/11785
15 digit pet microchip
- Proof of rabies vaccination at least 30 days but not more than one year of entry
- Unless you are entering St Kitts or Nevis from England, Ireland, or Sweden, have a
Blood Titre Test at an approved laboratory 30 days ahead of travel.
(Have your veterinarian scan your pet's microchip prior to the titer
test.) The results must then be forwarded for approval to The Chief
Veterinary Officer who will then issue an Import License for your pet.
Just prior to travel, a USDA or CFIA licensed veterinarian complete the
St Kitts and Nevis
Veterinary Certificate 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 of your country should endorse the forms. A
copy of the Rabies Certificate should also be included.
- A thirty day confinement is required after arrival to St Kitts or Nevis.
Banned Breeds:: the following breeds will not be permitted entry into St Kitts and Nevis - Pit Bull Terrier/ Staffordshire Terrier Dogo Argentino, Presa Canario, Fila Brasileiro, Japanese Tosa and American Bulldog.
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 oerson responsible for the pet.
Other Animals: All other pets (birds, invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents and rabbits) are not subject to the regulations in respect of the anti-rabies vaccination but may have to meet other requirements and have a health certificate to accompany them. 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.
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St Kitts and Nevis requires an ISO pet microchip.
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