Bringing Your Pet into Kuwait

Kuwait does not isolate dogs and cats that meet the following prerequisites. If you are immigrating to Kuwait and are not willing to leave your dog back home, there are some things you need to be mindful about.

Bringing Your Pet

  1. Pet Microchip

Your pet must be microchipped with an ISO 11784/11785 compliant pet microchip that is 15 digits long and non-encoded. On the off chance that your pet’s microchip isn’t ISO compliant, you can look into bringing your own particular microchip scanner. Your pet’s microchip number must be appeared on all documentation.

  1. Vaccinations

Your pet must be vaccinated for rabies between 30 days and a year preceding entering Kuwait.

  1. Rabies Titer Test

A rabies titer test isn’t required to enter Kuwait from any nation.

  1. Import Permit

To enter Kuwait with your pet, you should get an Import Permit from the Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR).

  1. Health Certificate

Within 10 days of travel, a USDA (or CFIA) certify veterinarian should complete the Veterinary Certificate for Kuwait for underwriting by the USDA or CFIA if going from the United States or Canada. On the off chance that you are not going from both of these nations, the organization in charge of the import and export of animals in your nation ought to endorse the forms.

  1. Ticks and Tapeworm Treatment

A ticks and tapeworm treatment isn’t required preceding entering Kuwait however is prescribed because of availability of these items in the nation.

  1. Entering Kuwait via Air

Pets may enter Kuwait by means of Kuwait International Airport in Farwaniya. Pets can touch base in the lodge, as checked baggage or even as air cargo. Note that no live animals can be imported to Kuwait from Iraq. Just a single dog or cat per person can enter Kuwait unless returning with an export certificate.

Every single domestic dog and cat must be free of evidence of illness transmittable to people when inspected at the entry air terminal. In the event that your dog or cat isn’t in evidently good health, advance examination by an authorized veterinarian might be required to your detriment.

At whatever point your pet goes to a foreign country like Kuwait, it is better to carry some type of ID showing ownership of your pet.

  1. Puppies and Kittens

Puppies and kittens must be inoculated for rabies no sooner than 3 months and wait for 21 days after vaccination to enter Kuwait. It is also recommended that when travelling with your puppies or kittens, they must be kept clean and smelling good. We recommend dog shampoos from flawless kennels which are specifically designed to suit your dog’s hair and keep it silky, smooth and clean at all times!

  1. Restricted Breeds

The accompanying types of dogs or their crosses are prohibited from entering Kuwait – Pitbulls, Staff Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Mastiffs (all breeds), American Bulldogs, Rottweiler, Tosa Inu, Wolf or any canine crossed with a Wolf, Great Dane, Dog de Burdeaux, Shar Pei, or Canary Dogs.