At travelling with animals outside the territory of the EU, import conditions established by the competent veterinary authority of the third country of destination (and, where necessary, also the country of transit) must be met. The person accompanying pet animals should always inform of up-to-date animal health import /transit conditions – directly at the relevant competent veterinary authority or, at the embassy of the given third country (which may have the conditions at its disposal as well).
Links to the official web pages of competent authorities of certain third countries which informed the SVA of their conditions for the entry of pet animals to its territory are published bellow.
Note: At these links are usually published conditions for non-commercial movement (traveling) only. In case of commercial movement (import), it is necessary to contact directly the competent veterinary authority of the relevant third country (if the conditions are not published) in order to verify the conditions.
- Australia (note)
(animal health certificate for dogs and cats exported to Israel)
- South Korea
- New Zealand
- Hong Kong
- United Arab Emirates
When a third country requires the issuance of the animal health certificate and has not established its own import conditions, the general animal health certificate can be used for travelling with dogs or cats upon authorisation by the competent veterinary authority of the given third country: animal health certificate for cats and dogs.
Pursuant to Act No 634/2004 on administrative fees, as amended, the issuance of the animal health certificate for the export of animals is subject to an administrative fee charged by the territorially competent Regional Veterinary Administration at the following rate:
- per one animal CZK 50
- per more than one animal CZK 100
Note: Attestation of the international vaccination passport, or the pet passport, respectively, is also a form of the animal health certificate, provided that the documents comply with the conditions for the import to a third country.
In case of movement to third country through territory of any of the EU Member States, the conditions for intra-community movement must be met – please see the following link:
Conditions for travelling with pets back to the territory of the Czech Republic are stated at the relevant link below:
a) Travelling with dogs, cats and ferrets to the Czech Republic from listed third countries (list of third countries)
b) Travelling with dogs, cats and ferrets to the Czech Republic from non-listed third countries