You can travel with your dog, cat or ferret to Denmark for non-commercial purposes from an EU country, as well as from Norway and Iceland, provided the following conditions are met:
- You are accompanying the animal yourself. In some cases, you may authorise a friend or family member to travel with the animal.
- The animal must be identified with a microchip. However, animals marked with an easy-to-read tattoo before 3 July 2011 may receive an animal passport.
- The animal must have an EU pet passport issued by an authorised veterinarian.
- The animal must have valid rabies vaccination. The vaccination must have taken place at least 21 days before the departure to Denmark.
You can find more information at the website of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, including the rules for the commercial transport of animals, and the rules for the import of unvaccinated puppies and kittens.
If you bring your dog to Denmark
In Denmark, all dogs must be marked and registered in the Danish Dog Register before they are 8 weeks old.
If you are a dog owner, you must have dog insurance, which provides cover in the event that the dog causes injury or damage to people or things. You can read more about dog insurance in Forsikringsguiden (the Insurance Guide).
In Denmark, certain breeds of dog are prohibited. You can find more information about which breeds are involved with the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.
Travelling with animals through Sweden
If you have pets with you while travelling through Sweden between Bornholm and the rest of Denmark, the animal must comply with the same rules as though you were travelling with the animal to Sweden.
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NB! If you have questions regarding the processing of a specific case or application, or other personal matters, please contact the relevant authority directly.