Pets resident in the UK can, having travelled to one or more of the countries below can return to the UK under PETS without quarantine provided they meet the rules of the Scheme. Pets that come from one of these countries and have been resident in any of them for at least six months can also enter the UK under the Scheme as long as they meet the necessary rules.
|Cyprus - there are special requirements for all pets travelling from Cyprus to the UK via Turkey.|
|Norway excludes Svalbard.|
|Portugal includes the Azores and Madeira.|
|Spain includes the Canary Islands, but excludes Ceuta and Melilla.|
Under PETS, pets from the Channel Islands, Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland can, having travelled to any qualifying country, return to the UK as long as they are accompanied by proper official certification.
Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man and the Republic of Ireland have each produced their own official PETS certificate.
Certain long-haul countries are also eligible for the Scheme.
The Pet Travel Scheme was extended on 31 January 2001 to include certain Long Haul (ie non-European) countries and territories. These are:
|Antigua and Barbuda||Ascension Island||Australia|
|Falkland Islands||Fiji||French Polynesia|
|New Zealand||Réunion||St Helena|
|St Kitts & Nevis||St Vincent||Singapore|
|Vanuatu||Wallis and Futuna|
There is a slightly different procedure for bringing pets to the UK from these countries or territories.
Other countries being considered which may be included later are:
|Cape Verde Islands||Cook Islands||Seychelles|
The functions of the Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food have been taken over by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.