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DSCV - Direccao Geral Veterinaria:
Cats and dogs entering Portugal are subject to special regulations (EC) No. 998/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
At Faro airport (FAO) pets cannot be cleared on Saturdays, Sundays and on official holidays.
Cats and dogs entering Madeira islands on direct flights from non-E.U. countries, are subject to obtaining prior authorisation from "Direccao Regional de Pecuaria de Madeira". Written authorisation to be requested at least 24 hours prior to arrival via fax +351-291-233156, stating name of the owner of the animal together with address, arrival flight number and date and type of animal.
All pets must be accompanied by veterinarian good health certificates, issued at point of origin.