Pet Passport Aruba
REGULATIONS FOR TAKING A PET DOG OR CAT TO ARUBA FROM A
FREE COUNTRY OR A
COUNTRY WITH A LOW INCIDENCE OF RABIES.
To enter Aruba, you dog or cat must have resided continuously in the United States or another country with a low incidence of rabies for 6 months immediately presiding the date of travel, or have been born and lived in the country of birth continuously until the date of travel to Aruba, or you must obtain a written exemption from the above by the Head of the Veterinary Service of Aruba.
Pets may not enter Aruba from any country with a high incidence of rabies.
Your dog or cat, when entering Aruba must be microchipped with the ISO 11784/11785 15 digit pet microchip. If your pet' microchip is not ISO 11784/11785 compliant, you can bring your own microchip scanner.
After microchipping, your pet must be vaccinated for rabies at least 30 days prior to travel to Aruba and not more than 12 months prior to travel.
A licensed veterinarian must complete the Aruba Veterinary Health Certificate not more than 2 weeks prior to travel to Aruba. If the pet is traveling from the United States or Canada, then USDA (US) or CFIA (Canada) State Veterinarian endorsement is required. A copy of the Rabies Certificate should also be included with the completed health certificate.
Failure to comply with these regulations will mean that your pet may be refused entry and the relevant authority in consultation with an authorized veterinarian can decide to return the pet home, or place your cat or dog in quarantine at the expense of the owner or natural person responsible for the pet, or as a last resort, without financial compensation, put the pet down where the return trip home or quarantine cannot be arranged.
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 as to a limit on the number of animals and a certificate to accompany them in respect of other diseases. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.
Many countries have a unique veterinary certificates. This form may differ from the International Veterinary Certificate issued by veterinarians in the United States. (APHIS 7001) It is an essential part of the cat or dog passport.
Find Veterinary Certificates for countries worldwide.
Aruba does require an ISO pet microchip.
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