Pet Travel to Dominican Republic

The animals must be accompanied by a health certificate issued and signed by a licensed veterinarian. The certificate shall contain the name and address of the owner, and complete identification of the animal (name, breed, sex, and age). Additional information shall include:

1. The animal/s was/were examined within 30 days prior to departure and found to be free of any infectious diseases, and treated for external and internal parasites.

2. The animal/s was/were vaccinated against rabies. (The rabies vaccination Certificate should include date of vaccination, established period of immunity, product name and serial number.)

Consulate endorsement is not required for personal dogs or cats. However, your international health certificate (7001 in the US) is required to be officially stamped by the USDA or your country’s Government Authority.

For the commercial exportation of dogs and cats, an import permit from the General Directorate of Livestock of the Dominican Republic is required.

Pet Birds – Ask for an import permit and information to: Direccion General de Ganaderia – Dr. Farailda Troncoso Email: AND Ivelisse Figueroa Departamento de Biodiversidad y Vida Silvestre Ministerio de Medio Ambiente