Import / Transit Requirements for Cats and Dogs into Angola

Age Of Animal
Puppies and kittens have to be 3 months or older. Puppies and kittens have to travel on their own valid rabies vaccination.
Required prior to Rabies Vaccination
Rabies Vaccinations

All international destinations require a valid rabies vaccination for travel.

Valid means that the vaccination must have been given no more than one year and no less than thirty days before the intended travel date.

Normal Canine and Feline vaccinations
The veterinary authorities are mainly concerned that the rabies vaccination is current. However it is important for your pet’s health that these vaccinations are given annually and it is advisable that these vaccinations be updated when necessary. In addition, should your pet require boarding before they travel all reputable kennels would insist that you produce a valid vaccination certificate.
Health Certificate (Valid for 10 days)

The pets have to be accompanied by a health certificate issued by a private veterinarian certifying compliance with the above requirements and countersigned by the State Vet.

The health certificate has to be done within 72 hours of departure

~ Our clients will be supplied with the correct & filled in Heath Certificate.

Import Permit
  • An import permit must be applied for, issued and received.
  • The import permit is valid for 30 days.
  • The Import Permit has to be translated by a sworn translator of the court.