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Authorization to travel with pets (dogs, cats) to Portugal

 

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How: 

 

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Required documents:

  • Recent health certificate of the animal properly authenticated by APHIS (see notes below);

 

NOTES:

  • IMPORTANT: The certificate must be authenticated by the "United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)".
    • If you live in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington or in the territories of Guam, Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa, you should contact the APHIS Service Center - Sacramento, CA to know which of their branches is closest to you. This document should be certified with the Apostille of the Secretary of State of the State where it is issued.
    • If you live in Idaho, Montana or Wyoming, you should contact the APHIS Service Center - Topeka, KSto know which of their branches is closest to you.

      The United States is party to the Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, therefore in order to be valid in Portugal, public USA documents must be certified with the Apostille of the Secretary of State of the State where the document is issued.