Pet Passport St Kitts and Nevis
Regulations for taking a pet dog or cat to St Kitts and Nevis
- 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 with the sample processed at
Kansas State or Auburn University no sooner than 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.
- Within 30 days of travel, a government-issued health
certificate including microchip number and rabies vaccination
history must be obtained and endorsed 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.
Within 72 hours of travel, an accredited veterinarian must complete the
St Kitts and Nevis
Veterinary Certificate. An internal and external parasite
treatment should be done during this visit.
A thirty day home 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.
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 PetTravelStore.com 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.GOT QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS??? You can post them directly to our Facebook page, blog, forum or just enter them below. We will respond as soon as we can.