Importing your pet to the UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

This article is written by JetSet Pets Pet Relocators. Pet Travel Questions has obtained permission from JetSet Pets to post their articles on the website


JetSet Pet is a premier pet location company located in the city of Dubai.  Functioning as a pet moving company for both rescue pets and everyday pet owners, JetSet Pets is a start to finish pet relocation service.

For more information contact JetSet Pets LLC. International City, English Cluster Y17 Dubai –  United Arab Emirates Email: Phone: +971 56 21 21 200

Here are the basic requirements for importing a pet to the United Arab Emirates as published by JetSets Pet Relocator:

  • The pet must be shipped as manifested cargo as per IATA regulations. JetSet Pets uses its broad network to find the best possible agent in the country.
  • Breeds that are banned, include the following:
    • All kinds of Pitbull
    • Japanese Tosa
    • Dogo Argentino
    • Argentinian Mastiff
    • Fila Brasileiro
    • Brazilian Mastiff
    • Wolf Dog hybrid
    • American Staffordshire Terrier.
  • The pet must have an ISO-compliant microchip and it must be implanted before the rabies vaccination.
  • A Rabies Titer/Titre test is mandatory unless you are traveling from one of the following countries:
    • Australia
    • Austria
    • Andorra
    • Aruba
    • Barbados
    • Bahrain
    • Belgium
    • Comoros
    • Cyprus
    • Czech Republic
    • Denmark
    • Estonia
    • Fiji
    • Finland
    • French Polynesia
    • The Falkland Islands
    • Germany
    • Hong Kong
    • Iceland
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Jamaica
    • Japan
    • Kazakhstan
    • Kuwait
    • Liechtenstein
    • Mauritius
    • Malta
    • New Caledonia
    • New Zealand
    • Portugal
    • Singapore
    • San Marino
    • Seychelles
    • Sweden
    • Switzerland
    • UK
    • Vanuatu
  • Other required general vaccination for dogs include:
    • Canine Distemper Virus
    • Canine Parvo Virus
    • Infectious Canine Hepatitis
    • Leptospirosis
  • Other required general vaccinations for cats include:
  • Feline Panleukopenia
  • Feline Rhinotracheitis
  • Feline Calicivirus

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