Updated rules for pet travel out of UK after Brexit


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This is welcome news - I’m surprised it hasn’t been more widely reported.

This information hasn’t changed. I asked our vet yesterday, he said it’s not a problem going into the UK (nothing has changed), its whats needed for the return to France tgats unclear.

I am not clear though when reading the website. So for taking your dog into the UK (ie returning to the UK) you need:

There will be no change to the current health preparations for pets entering GB from 1 January 2021.
Your pet must have one of the following documents when returning to GB from the EU:

  • an EU pet passport (issued in the EU, or in GB before 1 January 2021), or a pet passport from a Part 1 listed third country
  • the AHC issued in GB used to travel to the EU – which you can use up to 4 months after it was issued
  • a GB pet health certificate (for travel into GB only)

What is a GB pet health certificate ???