Pet Passport Saudi Arabia
This package contains information and detailed step by step instructions on importing your dog or cat to Saudi Arabia. If your pet is not traveling to Saudi Arabia, then you can select the country your pet is traveling to by click here to select a pet passport for another country.
Carefully following these instructions will make clearing customs easier and quicker. The instructions will also help to avoid having your pet denied entry, put into quarantine or returned to your country of origin.
Our information is constantly being updated to keep it current.
Pet owners entering Saudi Arabia on a tourist visa are not permitted to import a pet. Pet owners must enter on a work or residency visa to import a pet. Also, dogs must be defined as guard dogs, hunting dogs or service dogs. Small dogs are not permitted to enter Saudi Arabia and there is an extensive list of banned breeds. More >>
Saudi Arabia requires an import certificate for entry. As well, your pet must be microchipped with a 15 digit ISO compliant pet microchip and vaccinated for rabies at least 30 days and not more than 12 months of transport. If your pet's microchip is not ISO 11784/11785 compatible, then you can carry your own microchip scanner.
Dogs and cats must have a rabies vaccination between 30 days and 12 months of transport.
Your veterinarian must then complete the proper health certificate and attach the rabies certificate for endorsement by the USDA or CFIA if traveling from the United States or Canada. The forms must be endorsed by the Saudi Embassy. Your veterinarian will also complete the letter to the Director of Customs.
Pets flying to Saudi Arabia must do so as checked baggage or air cargo. They will need a pet crate to do that.
With the package, you get detailed instructions, import permit application instructions, USDA endorsement and instructions and FREE unlimited email support both for you and your veterinarian, should either of you have any questions.
Also included at no additional cost are the necessary forms to transport your pet to Saudi Arabia.
- Veterinary Health Certificate for Saudi Arabia
- Letter to Director of Customs
- Airline Health Certificate
- Inoculation Record - keep your pet's vaccinations in one place for easy customs clearance
- Pet Passport Folder - (Free with First Class Mail Delivery Options above) Click Here to View
Further Requirements for importing your dog or cat to Saudi Arabia:
ISO Pet Microchip - Required
Rabies Certificate - Required - available from your veterinarian
Rabies Titer Test - Not required
Internal and External Parasite Treatment - Not required but recommended
Delivery Options (select above):
Email - faster delivery - you can print multiple copies of forms and instructions if you need to.
First Class Mail - we print instructions and forms and mail to you. There is a cost for printing and postage with this option.
It is our objective to prepare the traveling pet owner for all entry requirements that may arise as a result of traveling by air, sea or ground. Enforcement may not be consistent in every country or on every airline, and having proper documentation will better ensure that no problems will arise during your travels.
If you purchase our instructions and forms prior to 30 days before you travel, please check back with us to make sure there have been no changes in the rules or forms required to take your pet to Saudi Arabia. All updated instructions and forms are provided by email free of charge.
Find more information on importing your pet to Saudi Arabia.
We cannot offer refunds on pet passport packages unless there is a problem with the information or forms provided.
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