Pet Relocation to Kenya



Pet Relocation

If you are bringing a dog or cat to Kenya, obtain all the documents below. Any animal arriving in the country without the proper certificates will be quarantined at the owner’s expense for up to six months. Certificate of rabies Vaccination showing the pet had been vaccinated at least 6 months, but not more than 12 months prior to entering the country. The rabies certificate, signed by a veterinarian, must state the following: the type, manufacturer, and batch number of the vaccine; the apparent age of the animal at time of vaccination; and the date of vaccination. Pets vaccinated against rabies less than six months before arrival must have a certificate signed by a government veterinary officer of the country of origin stating that there has been no rabies within 30 miles of the place of origin in the last six months. The pet must have a export health certificate stating that it is free from any contagious or infectious disease. Signed, stamped and dated by a licensed government veterinarian in country of origin not more than five days prior to entering the country. These are guidelines only which are subject to change. Contact the Embassy of Kenya for current requirements about bring pets into kenya.