Poits of Entry for Pets

 

Points of entry for pet animals in the Czech Republic

The list of traveller´s points of entry for pet animals according to Article 34(3) of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013

1.       Praha-Ruzyně
          (Václav Havel Airport Prague)

 

 

Public international airports

2.       Brno-Tuřany

3.       Ostrava-Mošnov

4.       Karlovy Vary

5.       Pardubice

6.       Kunovice

Privat international airport

 

Point of entry for pet birds in the Czech Republic

The list of traveller´s points of entry for pet birds accompanying their owners according to Article 2 of Decision 2007/25/EC

1.       Praha-Ruzyně
          (Václav Havel Airport Prague)

Public international airport

 

Pet animals

Pet animals shall be defined as:

  • dogs, cats and ferrets;
  • rodents and rabbits other than those intended for food production;
  • all species of birds except poultry*);
  • reptiles;
  • amphibia;
  • ornamental aquatic animals kept for ornamental purposes in non-commercial aquariums;
  • invertebrates (except bees, bumble bees, molluscs and crustaceans).

*) „poultry“ means fowl, turkeys, guinea fowl, ducks, geese, quails, pigeons, pheasants, partridges and ratites (Ratitae) reared or kept in captivity for breeding, the production of meat or eggs for consumption, or for re-stocking supplies of game

 

Non-commercial movement

Non-commercial movement of pet animals (i. e. “travelling”) means:

  • „non-commercial movement“ means any movement which does not have as its aim either the sale of or the transfer of ownership of a pet animal;
  • pet animal during the non-commercial movement shall accompany the owner who is indicated in the identification document of the animal or any natural person who has authorisation in writing from the owner to carry out the non-commercial movement of the animal on behalf of the owner (i.e. the “authorised person”).

 

Competent authority in the Czech Republic

The checks of pet animals according to Article 34 of Regulation (EU) No 576/2013 are performed at the point of entry by the customs authorities within the frame of the customs inspection process involving the passengers and their luggage.