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Dog Passport Spain

European Union (EU) Regulations for taking a pet dog, cat or ferret to Spain from within the EU, from rabies free countries or from a country with a low incidence of rabies.

Spain does not quarantine healthy pets (cats, dogs and ferrets) from the above countries having resided there for the preceeding six (6) months that meet the following requirements in this order:

  1.  ISO 11784/11785 compliant 15 digit pet microchip. If your pet's microchip is not ISO 11784/11785 compliant, you can bring your own microchip scanner.
     
  2. Rabies vaccination no sooner than 21 days* prior to entry and not more than the expiration date of the manufacturer of the vaccine.  If your dog, cat or ferret has been vaccinated before it was fitted with a microchip, it will have to be vaccinated again after the microchip is implanted.
     
  3. For pets entering Spain from a country with a high incidence of rabies, a Blood Titer Test administered no sooner than one month after rabies vaccination. Samples must be processed at approved laboratories. Assuming test results within acceptable limits, your pet can enter Spain 90 days after the date the blood was drawn and avoid quarantine. This step is not required unless entering Spain from a high rabies country.
     
  4. Within 10 days of travel, an accredited veterinarian must then complete the bi-lingual Annex II for Spain 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, endorsement is not required unless your country mandates it.
     
  5. A copy of the Rabies Certificate and Blood Titer Test results should also be included for endorsement (if applicable).

This completes a pet passport for your dog, cat or ferret to enter Spain.

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*After the first vaccination and waiting period, you can enter Spain whenever you like as long as booster vaccinations are given on time and you continue to meet the other entry requirements.

Puppies and Kittens: According to their regulations, Spain does not permit the entry of unvaccinated puppies and kittens.

Restricted Breeds: The following breeds are not banned from entering Spain, but they must be registered within 3 months of entry: Pit Bull Terrier, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, Rottweiler, Dogo Argentino, Fila Brasiliero, Tosa Inu and Akita Inu.

When entering Spain for commercial purposes such as breeding or sale, pets require additional forms and different rules apply.

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 Spain. 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 Spain. 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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ivalo.okking
Hi I am going home for a visit, I live in Colombia and I am traveling to Spain. I took my dog out of spain and I would like to bring her with me on my holidays. She has the rabies serological test and was last vaccined on the 08 of February. Is there anything else I need? Kind regards Ivalo Okking.
Posted on 2013-06-05 11:46:55.0
elricomarcelle.roos
I have a parrot eclectus and want to go to Spain.What is the requirements?
Posted on 2013-07-11 08:15:44.0

If she has a microchip inserted prior to vaccination, then all you will need is an Annex II form for Spain completed by a licensed veterinarian within 10 days of travel. It should be endorsed by the state or country veterinarian.
Posted on 2013-07-17 04:03:14.0

The EU regs are for dogs, cats and ferrets. Regs for birds are clear when importing from another EU country. (there are none) If you are traveling from a country outside the EU, I would suggest you contact their Embassy. Susan
Posted on 2013-07-18 03:31:54.0
mia.watson2
I want to take my 3 cats to spain from bali. Is bali considered high risk rabies? And when you say blood test 3 months prior to travel, is exactly3 months or at least 3 months? Thanks
Posted on 2013-09-03 02:56:21.0
catherine.gregory
I'm trying to take my puppy from Colombia to Spain. He's only 6 weeks old and I'm not sure when we will be making the journey. Do you know if it is easier while he is still a puppy or do I need to wait a while after he is immunised? Thank you for any help.
Posted on 2013-09-08 17:02:39.0
tristan.melgaard
cutest thing i've seen on facebook for a while
Posted on 2013-09-08 17:08:17.0
natasha.gregory.3
Spontaneous sister.
Posted on 2013-09-09 05:29:59.0
nattychill
We are living in France and our dog will be traveling with my mom to Spain where we will pick them up. Do we need a passport for both??
Posted on 2013-09-15 22:22:01.0
nattychill
Traveling from Canada!
Posted on 2013-09-15 22:22:26.0
PetTravel
You cannot take your puppy to Spain without quarantine unless you follow a strict procedure. As Colombia is considered a country with a high incidence of rabies, your puppy will need a blood titer test 30 days after he is fully vaccinated. Assuming the results are within acceptable limits, he can enter the EU 90 days after the date the blood is drawn.
Posted on 2013-10-10 05:01:57.0
PetTravel
Assuming your Mother is flying into Spain, your pet will need to be microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order). Within 10 days of travel, an Annex II form for Spain is filled out by an accredited vet and endorsed by the CFIA office. If you are driving to France, you do not need additional documents.
Posted on 2013-10-10 05:05:11.0
PetTravel
Yes, Bali is considered to be located in a high rabies country. The BTT is given 30 days after microchipping and rabies vaccination. Your cat can enter Spain no sooner than 90 days after the date the blood was drawn.
Posted on 2013-10-10 05:07:00.0
lin.mgn
I want to take my cat from India to Spain. I think India'll be considered a high rabies risk country. I'd be grateful for any advice. Many thanks Lin Mgn
Posted on 2013-10-19 17:10:02.0
gyal.meddle
its better to bring pets from spain to india. (incoming free and outgoing chargeable)
Posted on 2013-10-19 17:18:11.0
hannah.kenner.10
Are you holidaying or moving?
Posted on 2013-10-20 00:40:38.0
jigme.wangmo.77
My friend in Delhi is taking hers to the UK, so it is possible to get a pet passport in India.
Posted on 2013-10-20 03:14:59.0
jigme.wangmo.77
You need all the certificates of innoculation etc.
Posted on 2013-10-20 03:15:22.0
PetTravel
In order to take your pet to Spain from Argentina, it will need to be microchipped, then vaccinated (in that order). If your pet was not already vaccinated prior to microchip insertion, then you need to wait 21 days after vaccination to enter Spain. Your pup will need a tapeworm test between one and five days of entering Ireland, so you will need to get that done. You should also have an Annex II form for both countries.
Posted on 2013-10-27 21:42:51.0
alba.utreraroman
Hi, I have 2 questions. -It says the dogs must be vaccinated again after the microchip is inserted if he already has been vaccinated. Does he need to get all the previous injections again or just the rabies? -It also says he must have a blood titer test 30 days after rabies and 3 months before traveling. Must it be more than 3 months before or up to 3 months? Could it be done just a few weeks before traveling? Thanks in advance
Posted on 2013-11-02 06:53:58.0
PetTravel
Your dogs must be revaccinated for rabies after the microchip insertion. The other vaccinations do not have to be redone. The BTT must be done no sooner than 3 months prior to entry.
Posted on 2013-11-09 20:08:05.0
PetTravel
You will need to follow these steps: 1. Microchip your pet 2. Vaccinate for rabies (in that order) 3. no sooner than 30 days after vaccination, your vet does a Blood Titer test 4. If the results are within limits, your pet can enter Spain no sooner than 90 days after the date the blood was drawn. 4. Within 10 days of travel, your vet completes the Annex II form for Spain for endorsement by the department in your country responsible for the import and export of animals (usually the Department of Agriculture) The results of the BTT also need to be endorsed as well as proof of rabies vaccination.
Posted on 2013-11-09 20:11:52.0
andreanmichael.fabregas
Hi im going to be coming to Spain in June from Okinawa japan will i have to quarantine my dog?
Posted on 2013-12-02 07:26:01.0
alok.gulla
Jigme Wangmo There is no need of pet passport for taking a pet from India.You need to have a Titre Test done from a approved lab and if the report is O.K then you can take the pet as cargo mode to U.K
Posted on 2013-12-02 17:19:59.0
PetTravel
There is no quarantine for dogs entering Spain after being in Japan for at least 6 months if they have been vaccinated for rabies AFTER a 15 digit microchip has been inserted. The vaccination must take place at least 21 days prior to entering Spain. Your veterinarian must also complete the Annex II form for Spain within 10 days of travel. You can find details and links to instructions and forms for taking a pet to Spain here if you need them: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Spain.cfm
Posted on 2013-12-10 03:58:35.0
christina.blundell1
Hi we live in hawaii and I was wondering would our dogs have to be in quarantine for six months. hawaii is a no rabies island and before moving to hawaii our dogs always had rabies vaccinations.
Posted on 2013-12-15 05:27:52.0
debra.blundell.1
Are you going to spain?
Posted on 2013-12-15 06:02:36.0
christina.blundell1
lol i didnt realize that posted to my facebook lol we are thinking of putting in for it possibly but everything is up in the air right now cause we are still waiting for jared to talk to a detailer and figure out if he can get a job he wants.
Posted on 2013-12-15 06:36:28.0
stephanie.powerhorton
No you can go to spain. I need you closer.
Posted on 2013-12-15 15:09:20.0
PetTravel
In order to take your dogs to Spain, they need a 15 digit microchip inserted, then be vaccinated for rabies at least 21 days prior to entering Spain. Within 10 days of travel, an Annex II form for Spain needs to be completed by a USDA accredited vet for endorsement by the USDA. You can find instructions and forms for taking a pet to Spain here: http://www.pettravelstore.com/pet-passport-spain/
Posted on 2013-12-18 02:34:57.0
lynsey.jarvie
Hi, we live in Oman and have been provided the wrong information, we have bent told that we need to leave Oman on 7th Feb, our cat hasn't had the blood test so we are unable to travel with him. My question is, can we take him with us and try to contact the quarant
Posted on 2013-12-29 12:51:05.0
lynsey.jarvie
Quarantine services in Spain and have him quarantined just so he can travel with us? Thanks
Posted on 2013-12-29 12:51:48.0
PetTravel
We are not aware of currently operating quarantine facilities in Spain. There may be arrangements that can be made through a local agent. Try IPATA.org and search for a transporter in Spain. They will be able to help you.
Posted on 2014-01-03 21:28:09.0
PetTravel
No, your pets would not have to be in quarantine in Spain. You will need to follow the directions on this page in order to import your pups to Spain: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/spain.cfm
Posted on 2014-01-03 21:29:38.0
PetTravel
Lynsey - I heard back from Spanish officials and they said that your pet must meet the requirements in order to enter Spain. In other words, they cannot accept pets prematurely.
Posted on 2014-01-09 04:24:14.0
marilyn.grant.140
I brought my dog from Singapore to spain and they were not quarantined. I checked in my dogs as excess luggage and had all the paperwork ready. My dogs arrived with my luggage and no one stopped to even look at the papers.
Posted on 2014-01-17 20:31:50.0
marilyn.grant.140
You hold contact AAH vet in madrid. She can advice you what you need. She also speaks english.
Posted on 2014-01-17 20:33:54.0
natalie.hotson.9
Does anyone know if I can take my 29kg Staffordshire bull terrier to Spain for a holiday? Staying in a private villa which allow dogs.
Posted on 2014-01-28 13:22:39.0
PetTravel
Spain does not ban Staffordshire breeds but they must be registered at entry. Requirements will depend on the country your pet is traveling from. If it is a rabies free or controlled country, your pet will need a microchip, then rabies vaccination (in that order) 21 days prior to entering Spain. There may be a titer test. Check the list of country types and requirements here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Spain.cfm
Posted on 2014-01-30 05:17:00.0
chrissy.king.8
hi.my adult Chihuahuas are all vaccinated, rabies vaccinated and microchiped. one of my adult girls has just had a litter and I would like to keep one of the puppies. I am moving permanently to spain before the puppy is old enough to have the rabies vaccination. will the puppy be allowed to travel to spain with me and my adult Chihuahuas without the rabies vaccination. we will be travelling by ferry and car.
Posted on 2014-02-03 22:40:47.0
PetTravel
Hi Chrissy - where are you traveling to Spain from? Another EU country? What is your route?
Posted on 2014-02-05 01:31:31.0
chrissy.king.8
hi. I am traveling from England to spain
Posted on 2014-02-05 04:44:07.0
chrissy.king.8
Portsmouth to biboa by ferry
Posted on 2014-02-05 04:44:58.0
eunice.v.marsh
im relocating my 11 year old lab from sri lanka to spain she's chipped and vaccinated, was thinking of going first and her coming a month or two later, is it a rule that i travel with her?
Posted on 2014-02-08 15:18:49.0
lesley.dick.37
Don't think so.,ask Petvet
Posted on 2014-02-09 01:43:45.0
PetTravel
It is not required that you travel with her. She will need a titer test no sooner than 30 days after her vaccination and at least 90 days prior to entering Spain because the EU considers Sri Lanka to be a high rabies country. When she travels, it will be as manifest cargo and you should contact the cargo department of an airline that serves both cities. Your dog will need to stay on the same airline the entire trip as airlines do not interline pets.
Posted on 2014-02-10 04:45:53.0
tashalosan
Has anyone had a problem with getting their dog into Europe after having them in Asia?
Posted on 2014-02-12 11:06:59.0
amie.sibilialeclaire
I am trying to ship a dog from Spain to the us what do I need to make this happen
Posted on 2014-03-05 21:17:21.0

Hi, I am travelling to Spain from uk, also taking 6 cats and 3 rabbits, do they have to have a passport for entry into Spain or will the rabbies injection, microchip and vet cert be ok? We are driving them also.
Posted on 2014-03-06 21:09:04.0
PetTravel
Chrissy - your Facebook post just appeared, so sorry for the late response. Technically, Spain does not permit unvaccinated pets to enter the country. However, if the mother is traveling with you and you have her vaccination history, then it may be possible. The pup will need to travel with a microchip and a pet passport.
Posted on 2014-03-08 19:16:31.0
PetTravel
Hi Kitty - you will need to contact the cargo department of an airline that serves the entire route as your dog will travel as manifest cargo. The pup will need proof of rabies vaccination at least 30 days prior to entry and a health certificate. The airline will need that health certificate issued by your vet within 10 days of travel.
Posted on 2014-03-08 19:18:45.0
PetTravel
Hi Scott - if your cats are not already microchipped, then you will need to get that done. All of your cats need rabies vaccinations AFTER the chip is implanted and no sooner than 21 days prior to entry to Spain. They will need an EU pet passport which your vet can give you. Your bunnies can travel within the EU without restrictions if you are driving. However, the EU requires that the movement of more than 5 cats, dogs or ferrets per person is considered a commercial movement. If more than one person is driving them (you mentioned "we"), then at least one of them should have an owner other than yourself else you should have a special form from the Animal Health and Veterinary Laboratories Agency (AHVLA).
Posted on 2014-03-08 19:30:40.0
PetTravel
Hi Tasha - the rules are straight forward. Asia is considered by the EU as a high rabies country. You will need to get your pet microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order), wait 30 days, then have a Blood Titer Test done and sent to an approved lab. Assuming acceptable results, your pet can enter the EU 90 days after the date the blood was drawn. You will need an Annex II form completed within 10 days of entry and a tapeworm test for a select few EU countries (UK, Malta, Finland and Norway).
Posted on 2014-03-08 19:33:05.0
maggy.linford
My vet has vaccinated my cats with a 3 year vaccine rather than 2 year vaccine for travel to France. She has told me that Spain will not allow the cats in with a 3 year vaccine. Is that the case? Is there any difference with a 2 year vaccine? We would be going from France to Spain. Thanks
Posted on 2014-03-29 10:50:02.0
PetTravel
The EU Annex II form is not specific with regard to allowing one year versus two or three year vaccines. What they do indicate is the expiration date of the specific vaccine that was used. So, your vet would indicate the manufacturer of the vaccine on the Annex II and the expiration date of the vaccine as stated by the manufacturer.
Posted on 2014-04-02 02:45:28.0
ilya.schembri
note that there is a misleading comment with regards to dogs and rabies in point number 2. Rabies vaccination no sooner than 21 days* and not more than 12 months prior to entry. This is not exactly correct, it should be """Rabies vaccination no sooner than 21days and not more than the date the vaccination is valid according to the manufacturing laboratory""" for instance the vaccination my dog has is valid for 2 years, not just 1. all info and regulations can be found in this PDF that was issued by the MINISTERIO DE MEDIO AMBIENTE Y MEDIO RURAL Y MARINO. http://www.magrama.gob.es/es/ganaderia/legislacion/Instrucci%C3%B3n_1_2010_Revisi%C3%B3n_2011_tcm7-171971.pdf
Posted on 2014-04-02 19:04:43.0
ilya.schembri
note that there is a misleading comment with regards to dogs and rabies in point number 2. Rabies vaccination no sooner than 21 days* and not more than 12 months prior to entry. This is not exactly correct, it should be """Rabies vaccination no sooner than 21days and not more than the date the vaccination is valid according to the manufacturing laboratory""" for instance the vaccination my dog has is valid for 2 years, not just 1. all info and regulations can be found in this PDF that was issued by the MINISTERIO DE MEDIO AMBIENTE Y MEDIO RURAL Y MARINO.
Posted on 2014-04-02 19:04:59.0
ilya.schembri
http://www.magrama.gob.es/es/ganaderia/legislacion/Instrucci%C3%B3n_1_2010_Revisi%C3%B3n_2011_tcm7-171971.pdf
Posted on 2014-04-02 19:05:07.0
PetTravel
Ilya - you are totally correct as the EU does accept more than 1 year rabies. Thanks for pointing that out and I will make the correction.
Posted on 2014-04-03 03:57:31.0
fidan.taghizadeh
Hello . I am from Azerbaijan and this august i am moving to Spain for university. I have 1 year 3 months old maltese dog who is only 2kg , i am taking him with me. His first vaccination was done when he was 2-3 months old, and the second one this february.He doesn't have any rabies or illnesses thankfully.Also,he has a Russian passport,as he was brought to me from Russia. So i have a few questions. First of all ,1 ) isn't a russian passport a problem? 2)I have only about 3 months,is it enough? 3)Is my country rabies free or not? 4) Which documents i should get ready ?Is blood test necessary? 5)Is there any requirements who should the vet be?Mine works ay animal hospital and i would like to prepare documents with her. And lastly , if vaccination was done in february i have to do it again and get veterinary certificate for it? Waiting for your reply as i dont have much time.Thank you.
Posted on 2014-05-12 22:20:50.0
PetTravel
Fidan - Axerbaijan is considered a high-rabies country. You must follow this process: your pet must be microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order). You must wait 30 days, then a Blood Titer Test is done by your vet. Assuming acceptable results, your pet can enter Spain 90 days after the day the blood was drawn for the titer test. You will need an Annex II form for Spain completed within 10 days of travel. You can find details here and a link to instructions and all forms required here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Spain.cfm.
Posted on 2014-05-13 03:49:05.0
kimber.luch
HI!! Your website is very helpful! I have a special question: I will travel in a month to Germany. I have went through the procedure of microchip, rabies and annex forms when I entered Spain in September. I still live here in Spain and am having trouble to understand the process of getting a pet passport for my dog. I have read from websites about Spanish laws that the passport will be filled out by a vet then sent to Madrid and it should only take a week. I just want to know that I have time to do the paperwork before going. I am not sure if he needs a new vaccine, it is valid until September. Also, is it time sensitive like ten or twenty days before travel? I can't even get a straight answer from the German consulate but the basic requirements are the same as Spain. Thanks in advance.
Posted on 2014-05-13 15:44:23.0
kimber.luch
I originally traveled from the US so my annex form from September is in English and SPanish, if that helps
Posted on 2014-05-13 15:46:17.0
PetTravel
Kimberley - if you enter the EU with an Annex II form and fulfill the requirements of the country you enter into, the Annex II form is good for 4 months worth of travel in the EU, so the form you used to enter Spain is no longer valid. If you are a resident of Spain, your vet can get you an EU pet passport which will permit you to travel to EU countries without worrying about the Annex II form as long as the passport is updated properly. If you cannot procure a pet passport prior to going to Germany, just have your vet fill out an Annex II form for Germany within 10 days of entry and you should be fine. Be sure and travel with proof of microchip and rabies vaccination AFTER the microchip was inserted as well as the Annex II form. Hope this answers your question.
Posted on 2014-05-14 03:37:08.0
fidan.taghizadeh
I didn't understand one thing,after blood test i have to wait 3 months to move to spain or in 3months after blood test i can enter spain?
Posted on 2014-05-14 10:13:54.0
PetTravel
Fidan Tgv Your pet can enter Spain no sooner than 90 days after the day you took your pet to the vet to have the blood drawn. (do not include the day of the vet visit as day 1) You will need to wait 90 days before entering Spain after the test.
Posted on 2014-05-15 03:39:58.0
ima.essienjones
Hi, I have a question. We are moving to Spain in August from West Africa. Your site says that we can enter Spain 90 days after blood is drawn for the Titer test. Does this mean that we have 90 days for the day blood was drawn? Thanks
Posted on 2014-05-19 21:52:20.0
liza.arguello
Next post! Madrid? great!
Posted on 2014-05-19 22:04:36.0
PetTravel
Ima - here is the process. First microchip, then rabies vaccination, then wait 30 days (don't count the day your pet had the vaccination), then get titer test. Assuming acceptable results, your pet can enter Spain no sooner than 90 days after the date of the titer test. Hope that is clearer.
Posted on 2014-05-20 03:20:31.0
ima.essienjones
PetTravel It seems that we don't have 92 day before we PCs to Madrid. Will my cat have to go into quarantine? Or will I have to leave him in the States and have someone bring him in.
Posted on 2014-05-20 15:53:08.0
PetTravel
Hello - it is not the best idea to transit through Ireland on your way to Spain because your pets will have to travel as manifest cargo if they transit anywhere in Ireland or the UK. If you have not made your reservations yet, then try to transit in the US or EU, not the UK. It may be possible to bring your pets in the cabin if your airline allows it.
Posted on 2014-05-22 03:39:41.0
PetTravel
Ima - what country are your pets entering Spain from? If it is the United States (you mentioned "states" in your post) then they will not need quarantine if you have them microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies at least 21 days prior to entry. You will not need the titer test if your cats are traveling from the US.
Posted on 2014-05-22 03:42:13.0
ima.essienjones
We are currently living in West Africa. Our tour here ends in July. Then we go home for a month if vacation before moving to Spain in August. I got my cat in West Africa and he has never traveled with us before.
Posted on 2014-05-22 09:48:00.0
ima.essienjones
We are currently living in West Africa. Our tour here ends in July. Then we go home for a month if vacation before moving to Spain in August. I got my cat in West Africa and he has never traveled with us before.
Posted on 2014-05-22 09:49:47.0
PetTravel
Hi Ima - your cat will need to be microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order, but same vet visit is fine). Then you will wait 30 days and your vet will do a Blood Titer Test. Assuming acceptable results, your cat can enter Spain 90 days after the date the blood was drawn. You will need an Annex II form completed by your vet within 10 days of entry. You can find details here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Spain.cfm.
Posted on 2014-05-26 20:49:05.0
sofia.essen.3
My name is Sofia Essen. I have a 5 year old Yorkshire Terrier I want to bring to Spain with me. His name is Taxi Driver. He has a Pet Passport that was issued in the Czech Republic. Taxi had a microchip inserted on the 7th of September 2009. Taxi has had yearly Rabies vaccinations. His last Rabies vaccination (Rabisin Hexadog Merial) was given on 7th of December 2013. Taxi has lived in Greece with me and has not travelled outside Greece for the past five years, since his arrival in Greece. What documentation and certificates do I need to bring Taxi into Spain from Greece? Does he need a Rabies antibody blood test? Taxi is a member of my family. We will not go to Spain if we cannot bring him with us. I would greatly appreciate your help with bringing Taxi safely into Spain.
Posted on 2014-06-01 10:33:24.0
CanvasSextet
did you mean for this to go public, Fia?
Posted on 2014-06-01 12:52:30.0
PetTravel
Hello Sofia - as long as Taxi's rabies vaccinations have not expired since he was microchipped, he can enter Spain with an EU pet passport updated by his vet within 10 days of travel. All of his microchip and vaccination history should be in the pet passport as well as the date the microchip was implanted. As he is entering Spain from another EU country, no titer test is required.
Posted on 2014-06-03 02:52:45.0
PetTravel
Ima Essien-Jones Ima - it will take 4 months to prepare to enter Spain from West Africa as it is considered a high-rabies country. Microchip, rabies vaccination and titer test are required. If you not have time, then you will need to have him flown to Spain after his 90 day period is up or enter through the UK where quarantine facilities are available.
Posted on 2014-06-03 02:57:32.0
sofia.essen.3
Thank you! You've made my day. This is incredibly god news :)
Posted on 2014-06-05 03:32:56.0

My daughter just got a kitten as a bday gift and we are moving to Spain in 2 weeks. The kitten will be getting chipped and rabies shot on Monday (he will be 8 wks exactly then).....will he be able to gain entry into Spain? A stressed about this.....
Posted on 2014-06-07 01:41:26.0
PetTravel
Where are you entering Spain from?? What country? 8 weeks is very early to have a puppy vaccinated for rabies...
Posted on 2014-06-14 21:39:40.0
lydia.gonzalez.39108
Will the puppy be with us the whole time?
Posted on 2014-07-15 21:32:59.0
PetTravel
Lydia - I do not understand your question. Please let us know what country you are entering Spain from and how old your puppy is. What are you referring to?
Posted on 2014-07-19 21:59:09.0
PetTravel
Delia - you do not need to re-vaccinate your pup as long as it received its rabies vaccination AFTER the microchip was inserted. In your case, you will need an Annex II form for Spain endorsed by the CFIA and whatever the airlines requires.
Posted on 2014-07-19 22:00:59.0
peter.jackson.3576
Can you tell me whether the Yucatan, Mexico is low risk with regard to rabies. My dog has had rabies shots each year.
Posted on 2014-07-28 14:10:34.0
PetTravel
Peter - Mexico is considered rabies-controlled by the EU but not all other countries. What country are you considering importing your pup to from Mexico?
Posted on 2014-07-31 02:54:47.0
PetTravel
If you are importing your pup to Spain, then, yes, it is considered rabies controlled. Your pup will need to be microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order) at least 21 days prior to entry. You will also need an Annex II form.
Posted on 2014-07-31 02:55:55.0
rankin.melisa
So there is no quarantine for pets in Spain at all? We are moving there in April! My cat has diabetes...... did that make a difference?
Posted on 2014-08-17 02:12:43.0
rankin.melisa
Does a cat with diabetes make a difference as far as quarantine?
Posted on 2014-08-17 02:13:22.0
PetTravel
Lisa - as long as your cat is microchipped, then vaccinated for rabies (in that order) at least 21 days prior to import with an Annex II form completed within 10 days of import, there will be no quarantine for your pet. You have plenty of time to prepare. You can find details and links to instructions and all forms required here: http://www.pettravel.com/immigration/Spain.cfm.
Posted on 2014-08-19 02:55:28.0
PetTravel
Assuming your cat resides in the US, no quarantine will be required as long as requirements are followed.
Posted on 2014-08-19 02:56:22.0