Republic of Georgia Pet Passport & Import Regulations
The Republic of Georgia does not quarantine cats and dogs that meet the following requirements. All requirements also apply to service and emotional support animals.
The Republic of Georgia does not require that your pet be identified with a pet microchip, but it is strongly recommended that you microchip your pet and register your contact information prior to traveling as a means of identification should your pet be lost or separated from you.
If your pet does not have a registered microchip, make sure your pets are wearing tags that identify them and have contact information for the owner.
Your pet must be vaccinated for rabies between 30 days and 11 months prior to entering the Rebublic of Georgia.
Rabies Titer Test
A rabies titer test is not required to enter the Republic of Georgia from any country.
A USDA (or CFIA) accredited veterinarian must complete the Veterinary Certificate for the Republic of Georgia 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, the Governing Authority of your country responsible for the import and export of animals should endorse the forms.
An import permit is not required when entering the Republic of Georgia with a personal pet. Permits are required for unaccompanied pets entering the country as air cargo.
Ticks and Tapeworm Treatment
Your pet dog or cat should have a ticks and tapeworm treatment shortly before traveling to the Republic of Georgia.
Entering Georgia by Air
Pets must enter the Republic of Georgia via Tbilisi International Airport. Pet can arrive in the cabin, as checked baggage or as air cargo.
All domestic dogs and cats must be free of evidence of disease communicable to humans when examined at the entry airport. If your dog or cat is not in apparent good health, further examination by a licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense.
The Republic of Georgia does not publish a list of banned breeds.
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 Georgia. 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 (CITES). You will need to apply for additional permits if this is the case. Over 180 countries participate and enforce CITES regulations. .
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To the best of our ability, we ensure that recommendations given on PetTravel.com 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 your pet into quarantine at your expense, return your pet to the country of origin, or euthanize your 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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