Dogs and cats imported to Switzerland are required to be microchipped with an ISO 11784/11785 compliant 15 digit pet microchip.
A valid rabies vaccination is required for dogs and cats entering Switzerland. The Rabies vaccination must be administered within the acceptable timeframe after the microchip implant.
Other Vaccinations or treatments
General health vaccinations are recommended for travel to Switzerland.
Rabies Titer Blood Test
A passing rabies titer blood test result (>=0.5 IU/ml) by an approved lab is required to enter Switzerland with dogs and cats. The blood test must follow EU regulations of when and where the blood is tested. Prior to import and after the rabies titer blood test there is a three month waiting period prior to import.
All dogs and cats entering Switzerland must have a health check and health certificate endorsed by a government vet prior to the flight. The timeframe for this is dependent on the country of export.
Unlike other European countries, an import license is required.
Boston Terrier, Boxer, Bull Terrier, Japanese Chin, Pit Bull, Staff Terrier.
There is no quarantine for healthy dogs or cats that are imported to Switzerland according to proper import regulations.
We recommend you start preparing your dog or cat atleast four months in advance of your planned flight date. Puppies and Kittens may take longer to prepare.