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To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on 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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Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to St Kitts and Nevis

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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.

The information published here is a guideline for pet owners importing their pet to St Kitts and Nevis. Further detail on import permits (if applicable), costs, tests and procedures are available at minimal cost at if you need them. We also stock all the equipment and accessories you will need for traveling with your pet. Same day shipping until 4:00 PM EST.

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what pets are not allowed in St Kitts
Posted on 2014-09-04 18:26:06.0
Maria - try contacting the Ministry of Agriculture on St Kitts and Nevis. We do not have a list of banned animals.
Posted on 2014-09-11 03:29:18.0
You cannot import snakes of any species onto the island. They are banned.
Posted on 2014-09-11 13:18:38.0
Kelsey - thank you for your post. Any other animals are banned?
Posted on 2014-09-13 19:21:22.0
I have heard there is a "dog broker" on St Kitts who can help with pet entry. Does anyone know of such a company?
Posted on 2014-09-18 02:56:55.0
Does your dog need a rabies titer or just the rabies vaccine
Posted on 2015-02-21 02:00:11.0
Unless your pet is entering St Kitts from England, Ireland, or Sweden, it will need both a rabies vaccination and a titer test. They should be done 30 days from each other with the microchipping and vaccination coming first.
Posted on 2015-02-24 04:35:01.0
what about service dogs?? any requirements? paperwork?
Posted on 2015-03-25 00:00:23.0