TRAVELING TO BELGIUM
Taking Pet Ferret/Guinea/Rabbit
Traveling from the US to Belgium with your pets
If you travel on the same plane with your animal,
the procedure is simple. You just have to ask your veterinarian to fill
out an International Health certificate mentioning the
I ….(Name of the Veterinarian) certify that I
personally checked the animal and I concluded that the animal was in
good health, fit to travel and exempt from any usual disease associated
to the species.
The health certificate must be issued within 48 hours prior to the travel.
Sending pets unaccompanied to Belgium
You will have to ask your veterinarian to fill out
an International Health Certificate (see details above).
You will also have to apply for an Import
To do so, you have to fill out the following forms
and return them to the
Belgian Veterinarian Services in Brussels..
After the Belgian Veterinarian Services in
Brussels examine your request, they will send you back the Import
You will have to attach this authorization to the
International Health Certificate and make sure that your animal travels
with this paperwork.
For your convenience please find enclosed some
useful addresses, phone and fax numbers :
Embassy of Belgium
3330 Garfield Street NW
Washington, DC 20008
Belgian Veterinarian Services
Dhr. Moelans Joan
World Trade Center 3 - 5th Floor
Boulevard Simon Bolivar 30
any case, we also highly encourage the owner to double check with the
airline company about any additional requirements.
animal must travel with the original of the certificates.
* For information on taking your pet back into the United
States, please contact the US Department of Agriculture at