Specific Guidelines for the entry of Guide/Assistance Dog into the UK & Republic of Ireland

When entering the UK or Republic of Ireland, passenger’s travelling with a guide/assistance dog must carry either a Valid EU pet passport or Third country official veterinary health certificate (plus required medical documentation).
The EU Pet Passport or veterinary health certificate must be supported with documentation confirming that the guide/assistance dog is affiliated to one of the following organisations to enable entry to the UK or the Republic of Ireland:

  • International Guide Dog Federation;
  • Assistance Dogs UK;
  • Assistance Dogs International (ADI).