Crossing the border with dogs, cats or ferrets

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Coronavirus

Concerning the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), there are no specific measures in place for import of animals to Switzerland. The information on our website continues to apply.

Brexit

According to the withdrawal agreement, imports from the United Kingdom will remain subject to the conditions for imports from the EU until 31.12.2020.

From 1 January 2021, animals and animal products from the United Kingdom will be subject to the conditions for imports from third countries.

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Valid pet passports of other countries

The national pet passports of the following countries are recognized by the EU: Andorra, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and the Vatican. For importing dogs, cats and ferrets from these countries, the same regulations apply as if they came from an EU Member State.

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