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Entry Rules to Argentina with Pets

Entry Rules to Argentina with Pets

The requirements to be fulfilled to get dogs and cats into Argentina are the following:

Complete information about the owner

  • First and last name

  • Country of origin and/or departure

  • Countries in transit (if any)

  • Address

Information about the animal

  • Breed – sex

  • Birth date – size

  • Weight–fur color

  • Particular signs

  • Vaccination certificate against rabies for animals over 3 months old. For animals under 3 months old or that are coming from a Country where anti–rabies vaccination is prohibited, this situation has to be stated on the certificate issued by the official sanitary authority. In case the Country of origin is free from rabies and where anti–rabies vaccination is prohibited, this situation has to be stated on the certificate issued by the official sanitary authority.

  • Zoosanitary certificate issued by the official sanitary authority of the country of origin that should state

  • That the animal prior to leaving the Country had no signs of any infectious–contagious or parasite disease, characteristic of the species.

  • If the animal is coming from countries that declare before the International Office of Epizooties (O.I.E.) the presence of African equine pest or Valle del Riff fever, shall certificate that:

  1. In the area of origin, and in an area within fifty (50) kilometers of such, there have been no reports of those diseases in the last 12 months.

  2. During that period the animal/animals has/have not been taken to the affected regions


Quarantine: The animals that fulfill the above mentioned requirements will not undergo an import quarantine; if there is a suspicion of infectious–contagious, zoonotic or high risk diseases the SENASA (Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Animal, i.e. National Office of Animal Sanitation) will decide on the means to assure the animal’s isolation and the relevant sanitary measures. About the admittance of other species of domestic animals, please contact always SENASA (54-11) 4345-4112/4110.

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