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Pet Travel

Bringing your pets into Ireland

The rules on bringing your pets into Ireland (for example, on holiday or because you are taking up residence here) change depending type of animals and the country you are travelling from.

All pets must be accompanied by original paperwork, Not copies. Your pet must arrive in Ireland within five days before or after you travel (but it can be accompanied by someone else). Five is the maximum number of animals allowed to travel with you. These rules apply no matter which country you are travelling from.

 

Bringing your pet dog, cat or ferret into Ireland

 

Unaccompanied or traded cat, dog or ferret

 

Bringing your pet bird, rabbit, rodent and other animals into Ireland

 

Taking your pet bird, rabbit, rodent and other animals abroad

 

Taking your pet dog, cat or ferret abroad