Visiting the Virgin Islands with a Dog or Cat?


All dogs and cats upon entering the Virgin Islands shall be accompanied by an official health certificate stating that the animal did not originate from an area quarantined for rabies.

All dogs and/or cats must have been vaccinated for rabies within 12 months prior to the date of shipment except those dogs and/or cats less than 12 weeks old.

The certificate of vaccination for rabies must be attached to the official health certificate. 

Dogs and cats do not need an import permit.

Please check with your airline or vessel of transportation before initiating travel to the US Virgin Islands with a pet.

For all other animals, please refer to our domestic animal imports page here.