From 1 January 2021 onwards, the UK will have Part 2 listed status under the EU Pet Travel Scheme, meaning that people travelling from Great Britain with their pets and assistance dogs will need to follow new requirements in order to travel to the EU.
Before taking their dog, cat or ferret to the EU for the first time after 1 January 2021, pet owners must complete the following steps. The only new requirement for travel to the EU is the use of a certificate, rather than a pet passport:
Find out more on the government's website here.
Pets and assistance dogs will also need to enter the EU through a travellers’ point of entry (TPE), which includes all the ports that you can sail to from Portsmouth.
There will be no change to the current health preparations or documents for pets entering Great Britain from the EU from 1 January 2021.