Transporting Pets to France
Known for their love of beauty and all things fine, the French also have a reputation for loving their pets. So, no wonder then that the lovely country of France is also a popular destination for people traveling and relocating with their pets.
All around the world, France is known for its relaxed dog policies. The French are quite lenient about allowing animals in private accommodation or public places. Even the most palatial restaurant will be happy to welcome your dog, either free of charge or for a small supplement.
- Your pet must be microchipped with an ISO-compliant microchip prior to travel.
- Post micro-chipping, the rabies vaccine must be up to date, and administered at least 120 days before entering into France.
- A rabies titer test is mandatory and should be done 30 days after the rabies vaccination.
- A mandatory waiting period of 90 days after blood sampling for titer test.
- For non-commercial transport, A licensed veterinarian must complete the EU health certificate for France within 5 days of travel. This certificate is good for 5 or less pets.
- The minimum age for kittens or puppies to be imported into France is 7 months.
- Certain breeds like American Staffordshire Terrier, Boerboel, Mastiffs or Japanese Tosas can be imported only with full pedigree registration papers.
- Pets can enter France through the Border Inspection Posts at international airports in Paris, Reunion, Marseille, Nice, Lyon and Toulouse.
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