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Norway - Taking Your Pets


Norway is a member of the Pet Travel Scheme which allows pet carnivores (dogs, cats and ferrets) from any of the countries covered by the scheme to enter the country without quarantine provided they meet specified anti-rabies, blood sampling and anti-worm/anti-tick hygiene requirements.

To qualify for the scheme, the pet must:

1. Be fitted with a microchip.
2. Be vaccinated against rabies.
3. Be blood tested to check the effectiveness of the Rabies vaccination.
4. Be issued with an Official Pet Passport (or a Pet Travel Scheme Certificate).

In order to bring small rodents, caged birds and rabbits into Norway, you are required to obtain an import permit from the Norwegian Food Safety Authority. Rodents owned by persons travelling from Sweden are exempt from this requirement.

Added by Eamonn 8/1/09 - It should be noted that whilst most of the countries in the Pet Travel Scheme will recognise a rabies vaccination for 3 years Norway insists on vaccinations on an annual basis. If a vaccination is missed by 1 day then the whole process including bloodtests must be restarted. Animals however, can be flown directly from UK to Norway without the need for PETS documentation, though this is not adviseable. There is no need for documentation if the animal is travelling from Sweden either.


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