Pets leaving NZ

If you want to take pets out of New Zealand, there are some requirements and things to know. Find out about sending pets out of NZ, a list of pet exporters, and specific information on sending 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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