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International pet Import with carry my pet

Transporting a pet internationally is a complex and daunting task. Involving strict paperwork and customs checks at every step of the way, an international import job is an exhausting endeavor to embark upon, especially if one is operating by themselves. We at Carry My Pet offer international pet import services for your pet dogs, cats, and other species; doing all the hard work so you don’t have to. save our pet parents the hassle of coordinating with several different government agencies, we provide exclusive pet import services in India, managing the documentation and approval processes for the relocation of your furry friend.


When a pet is transferred from one country to another, there are numerous documentation requirements that have to be met. Here are a few of them.

General Requirements:
  • NOC: Also known as a No Objection Certificate, it is an import permit which is mandatory for any animal movement in or out of the country, regardless of whether the animal is accompanied by baggage or a part of airline cargo.
  • Quarantine Certificate: A certificate stating your animal has received the mandatory vaccinations is required before any movement. This document is given by Animal Quarantine and Certification Service (AQCS) and certifies your pet is healthy and disease-free.
  • Health Certificate: To be obtained from a registered veterinary practitioner, signed and stamped.
  • Microchip: A microchip is the only proof of identity a pet has. All pets being imported to or exported from India must be Microchipped. India uses ISO 11784 and ISO 11785 like the rest of the world and is mandatory for international pet travel.
Documents/Checks Required to Import Pet Under Baggage Rule for Owners:
Arriving in the Country:
  • As Accompanied Baggage: Ticket of the owner is required for pets being imported as accompanied baggage.
  • As Unaccompanied Baggage: Within 1 month after arrival of owner – copy of Passport along with immigration stamp.
  • Required: Visa copy/other document to establish continuous stay abroad for at least two years with proof of transferring the residence to India. In case of doubt/procedural requirement advance Custom Permission may be asked to consider the pet under Baggage rule.
Pet Requirements
  • For Dogs: The official health certificate from the country of origin certifying that the dog is free from clinical sign and symptoms of all infectious and contagious diseases including Rabies, Canine Distemper, Parvovirus infection, Leptospirosis etc.
  • For Cats: The official health certificate from the country of origin certifying that the cat is free from clinical sign and symptoms of all infectious and contagious diseases including Rabies, Distemper, Feline enteritis, Feline panleukopenia, leptospirosis etc.
Rabies Vaccination & Vaccination Record

The Dog (three months of age and older) and Cat must be vaccinated against Rabies more than one month, but within 12 months prior to actual embarkation and all details shall be officially certified or mentioned in the official Health certificate. Also, all other vaccination record/detail shall be officially certified or mentioned in the official Health Certificate.

Owner Details Required
  • The name of owner in the official health certificate must match with the name as mentioned in the ticket of owner to establish ownership.
  • The name and address of the owner in the country of origin and in the country of arrival (import) must be mentioned on the health certificate.
  • A declaration from the owner that the dog/cat is bona fide pet with no commercial interest, gift and breeding purpose.
  • Copy of airway bill/journey details of pet/Bill of entry with custom (If coming under cargo.
  • Any other document if required during examination of application.
  • Authorization letter (if owner is not approaching directly).

*A NOC is only granted after the documentation process is complete an all formalities are fulfilled. No shifting or travel can take place in the absence of NOC.

Why Choose Carry My Pet
  • Door to Door Services: We collect your pet from your given address in the pet taxi and take them to the airport, and we help them board the flight. At the receiving airport, we collect your pet from the cargo and take them safely to the destined location in the pet taxi.

  • Airport to Airport Services: We book your pet’s flights and crates for you. We take care of your pet’s transfer, from departure to arrival, and you can be on the receiving end at the conclusion of the transfer. Carry My Pet makes sure to fulfil all the safety and comfort needs of your pet during international pet travel.

We provide all these documents to you, so you and your pet travel stress-free. We ensure your pet’s comfort during their travel, with water sippers and mattresses by their side to relax and soothe them. From documentation to immigration, we make sure everything is perfect to help you and your pet have stress-free shipping. So, prepare your pet for a happy journey and we’ll take care of the rest.

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Frequently Asked Questions

You can charter a pet transportation service provider to do the job for you. Alternatively, you can meet the paperwork and travel requirements by yourself, making bookings and procuring certificates.

Importing a pet from another country is a lengthy procedure. In short, you will need to coordinate with government agencies in two countries for NOC’s and other paperwork. You will then need your pet to meet the vaccination and health requirements of the destination country, and procure documents from a vet stating the same. It is a long and labour-intensive process which takes time, energy, and the coordinated efforts of several people.

Your pet’s pet passport is valid for life. Their vaccination record serves as their pet passport, so provided it is up to date with the necessary stamps, stickers, and signatures, you do not have to worry about its validity.

Provided the aircraft has a pressure and temperature-controlled cargo bay, yes. Check with your airline to confirm the safe.

Domestically, Air India allows pets to travel in cabin for the duration of the flight.

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