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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 Switzerland

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

Entering Switzerland from a rabies free country or a country with a low incidence of rabies++:

Cats and dogs may be imported into Switzerland without a permit and quarantine if they are arriving from an European Union Country or a rabies free country.

++Switzerland also considers the following countries as countries with a low incidence of rabies: Iceland, Croatia, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and the Vatican.


Certain animals can be imported without a rabies vaccination certificate: A border veterinary inspection is not required for animals that are accompanied, except when more than three animals are imported together. Advance notification must be given at the Border Inspection Post.

Entering Switzerland from a country with a high incidence of rabies In addition to the requirements above, your pet will need an Import Permit and Blood Titer Test 30 days after rabies vaccination and 3 months prior to travel.

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Restrictions: Pets with docked ears or cropped tails will not be permitted to enter Switzerland. Entering with more than 5 pets will be considered a commercial import and will require additional documentation. Pets being sold will also be subject to the regulations of commercial import.

Whenever you travel to a foreign country like Switzerland, 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 Switzerland. 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 Switzerland. 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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Posted on 2014-03-26 19:11:07.0