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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 - 11:48
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.


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