Taking your pet to Turkey, 23.03.2016
How to take your pet into Turkey for a
It is allowed to take in total 2 pets or 10
aquarium fish into Turkey for a temporary period. Pets for entry are classified
as cat, dog and bird; and other animals are not allowed into the country.
The documents necessary for the importation of
pets into Turkey are as follows:
1. A rabies vaccination certificate, which must
be, issued not later than fifteen days prior to the entry.
2. " United States Interstate and
International Certificate of Health Examination for Small Animals" Form (Also
called Form 7001)
3. If present, please submit your pet’s
passport the custom.
If above documents are given by an accredited
veterinarian OR if they are approved by U.S. Department of Agriculture accepted
by Turkish authorities, it is not necessary to have the documents legalized by
the Turkish Embassy's Consular Section or a Turkish Consulate General.
Please make sure that your pet has a microchip
(for birds, identification rings around the foot)
If your first destination is the Istanbul
Atatürk Airport and you have further questions, you may e-mail to the
Veterinary Border Control Point at the Istanbul Atatürk Airport via firstname.lastname@example.org