Cats and dogs are subject to special regulations (EC) No. 998/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council.
Pets arriving from Gibraltar may comply with the same regulations as pets arriving from E.U. countries.
Import of unvaccinated pets under 3 months old may be allowed if holding authorization.
Import measures apply if importing 5 or more pets. All animals are subject to examination by Customs Veterinarian.
Clearance of animals may be delayed after working hours and at weekends.
For transportation of cats and dogs in passengers cabin, it is advisable that pets are carried inside a stiff carton box or similar.
For detailed information contact the Ministry of Agriculture (www.mapa.es).
- import of pet birds from Cambodia, China (People's Rep.), Indonesia, Japan, Korea (Rep.), Laos, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam.