Yemen Pet Passport & Import Regulations
As of June, 2017, no pet transports will be permitted to or from Qatar. No documentation that is prepared by veterinarians in Qatar will be accepted when entering Yemen.
There will be no quarantine imposed on your pet when entering Yemen as long as the following requirements are met. Unless otherwise stated, the regulations below apply to domestic dogs and cats only. Owners of other pets should refer to item 8.
Yemen does not require that your pet be identified with a pet microchip, but it is 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.
Yemen requires that your pet be vaccinated for rabies and various other diseases between 30 days and 12 months prior to travel.
Yemen requires an application for import from the Department of Agriculture for entry. Visitors should apply well ahead of their visit for a permit to bring their pet to the country.
Shortly before travel, a licensed veterinarian will complete the Health Certificate for Yemen. This certificate should be endorsed by the USDA or CFIA if your pet is traveling from the United States or Canada. If you are traveling to Yemen from another country, the Governmental Authority of your country responsible for the import and export of animals should endorse your forms.
Entering Yemen by Air
Live animals entering Yemen should do so at Sana'a International Airport. Cats and dogs can enter the country 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 port of entry to Yemen. If your pet is not in apparent good health, further examination by a licensed veterinarian may be required at your expense.
Rabbits and birds, invertebrates, tropical fish, reptiles, amphibia, mammals such as rodents are not subject to requirements of rabies vaccination, but may have to meet other requirements and should have a health certificate to enter Yemen 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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