Transport of Animals
The airline should be informed about the transport of animals already when purchasing tickets. During check-in all the relevant documents should be presented.
For animals with EU passport it is required:
- Passport (issued by authorised veterinary service),
- Valid vaccination against rabies,
- ID microchip or tatoo (tatooed before July 3 2011).
For additional information please check web sites or the responsible bodies of the individual country, or read the appropriate rules and regulations.
Usually the animals are transported in a separate baggage compartment, only small pets such as dogs, cats or birds, weighing up to 5 kg can be carried in the cabin. They should be placed in an appropriate cage or basket with a leakproof bottom.
Additional charges usually apply.
Contact details of BIPs in EU member states: https://ec.europa.eu/food/animals/vet-border-control/bip-contacts_en