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Posted by annew
on 19 Mar 2017
HI I live in Sydney Australia and would like to move to Portugal.
we are retirees and have 3 small dogs. would I be able to bring the dogs with us.
thanks for your help
best wishes
Meagan on 20 Mar 2017
Hi Annew,

Please see this exerpt from the Expat Arrivals Shipping to Portugal page:

Moving pets to Portugal will require either an EU pet passport from residents of the EU, or a Certificate of Health from overseas countries. Non-EU countries must also provide proof of a rabies vaccine and micro-chip details. Portugal also requires an unusual amount of red tape to clear animals through customs. 

You may also find our general guide to travelling with pets useful - please click here to read the article.