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St Vincent and The Grenadines Pet Passport & Import Regulations

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Pet Microchip

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The first step to prepare your dog or cat to enter St Vincent & the Grenadines is to have your pet microchipped with an ISO 11784/11785 compliant 15 digit pet microchip.

If your pet's chip is not compliant, you can bring your own microchip scanner.

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pet rabies vaccination

Your pet must be vaccinated for rabies and other diseases between 30 days and 12 months prior to entering St Vincent and the Grenadines.

Dogs must also be vaccinated against Canine Distemper, Parvovirus, Leptospirosis, Hepatitis and Parainfluenza.

Cats must be vaccinated against Feline Rhinotracheitis, Panleukopenia, Feline Leukemia, Calicivirus and Chlamydophila psittaci.

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Rabies Titer Test

Blood Titer Test

A rabies titer test (FAVN) is required no sooner than 21 days after rabies vaccination to enter St Vincent and the Grenadines. The sample must be processed at an approved laboratory in the United Kingdom or United States.

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Import Permit

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You must file for an import permit before traveling to St Vincent and the Grenadines. After your veterinarian has completed the import permit, form you will send it to the Agriculture Department of St Vincent & The Grenadines. They will approve the form and fax it back to you. You will pay a fee for this service. Failure to file an Import Permit will result in a fine and may result in your pet being placed in quarantine.

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Health Certificate

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A licensed veterinarian must complete a Veterinary Health Certificate for the Grenadines. This certificate needs to be endorsed by the governmental authority in your country responsible for the import and export of animals.


Internal and External Parasite Treatments

tapeworm treatment

Dogs must be tested for heartworm within 7 days of import.

Dogs and cats should be treated for external parasites and for internal parasites with an approved broad spectrum anthelminthic within 7 days of import.


Entering The Grenadines by Air


Pets must enter St Vincent and the Grenadines via Argyle International Airport. Cats and dogs can arrive in the cabin, as checked baggage or as air cargo. Advance notification must be provided a minimum of 48 hours in advance of arrival.

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.

All cats and dogs arriving after 4:00 PM or on holidays or weekends are subject to inspection fees.


Banned Breeds

Banned Dogs in Grenadines

The Grenadines does not publish a list of banned breeds.


Other Animals

rabbits turtles 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 Grenadines. Pet owners are strongly advised to seek further information from the relevant authority of their country and/or that of the country of destination.



CITES endangered turtle

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 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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