Exporting pets

When taking your pet overseas, you need to meet the requirements of the destination country. Find out about exporting pets to another country, and exporting cats and dogs to Australia.

Your step-by-step guide to exporting cats and dogs to Australia.

Your step-by-step guide to exporting pets overseas (except cats and dogs to Australia).


Brexit may affect pet exports

We've prepared some Brexit information for exporters of pets to the UK and EU. The situation with Brexit is changing over time, so this information and guidance could change later in 2019.

Extra guidance for exporters, including pet exporters

You should also visit:

Pet travel to Europe after Brexit – Gov.UK website

Who to contact

If you have questions about taking your pet overseas, email animalexports@mpi.govt.nz

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