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Traveling with pets

Non-commercial movement of pets to LATVIA (information in English):
https://www.zm.gov.lv/en/partikas-un-veterinarais-dienests/statiskas-lapas/non-commercial-movement-of-pets-to-latvia-dogs-cats-and-ferrets-?id=7875#jump

Travelling with pet animals between EU Member States (information in English):
https://www.zm.gov.lv/en/partikas-un-veterinarais-dienests/statiskas-lapas/travelling-with-pet-animals-between-eu-member-states?id=7873#jump

Traveling from third countries to Latvia (information in English):
https://www.zm.gov.lv/en/partikas-un-veterinarais-dienests/statiskas-lapas/travelling-from-third-countries-to-latvia?id=7874#jump

Traveling from third countries to Latvia (information also in Russian):
https://www.zm.gov.lv/partikas-un-veterinarais-dienests/statiskas-lapas/sunu-kaku-un-sesku-nekomerciala-parvietosana-no-tresajam-valstim-uz-ei?id=7435#jump

Summary of regulations:

  1. Animal identification (pet passport and ID chip);
  2. Vaccination against rabies;
  3. Titration test for non-EU countries (not applicable to the following countries: (Ascension Island, United Arab Emirates, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Aruba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Barbados, Bahrain, Bermuda, Bonaire, Sintestatius and Saba (BES Islands), Belarus, Canada, Chile, Curaçao, Fiji, Falkland ( Malvinas), Hong Kong, Jamaica, Japan, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Cayman Islands, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Mauritius, Macedonia, Mexico, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, French Polynesia, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Russia, Singapore, Sv. Helena Island, Sint Maarten, Trinidad and Tobago, Taiwan, United States (including AS-US Samoa, GU-Guam, MP-Northern Mariana Islands, PR-Puerto Rico and VI- US Virgin Islands), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, British Virgin Islands, Vanuatu , Wallis and Futuna Islands, Mayotte, as well as Andorra, Switzerland, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino, Vatican City State);
  4. Health certificates;
  5. The maximum number of pet animals which may accompany the owner or an authorised person during the single non- commercial movement shall not exceed five. By way of derogation- the maximum number of pet animals may exceed five if the following conditions are fulfilled:
    • the non- commercial movement of pet animals is for the purpose of participating in competitions, exhibitions or sporting events or in training for such events;
    • the owner or the authorised person submits written evidence that the pet animals are registered either to attend the above mentioned event or with an association organising such events;
    • the pet animals are more than six months old.