There are no official requirements for pet dogs, cats or ferrets travelling between Jersey and:
- the UK (including Northern Ireland)
- the Isle of Man
- other Channel Islands
No vaccinations are needed, but you should discuss your pet's health with your vet as your pet must be fit to travel and properly cared for.
Pets may travel with any airline or ferry operator who agrees to carry your pet.
If travelling on a private plane or boat, you must not visit a foreign port en route.
The UK requires all dogs older than eight weeks to be microchipped.
Any imported dog must be microchipped if staying for more than 30 days and registered on an approved database operating in the UK.
Get your dog microchipped on GOV.UK website
Dog breeds not allowed in Jersey
It's illegal to import certain breeds and types of dogs (dangerous dogs) to Jersey.
These breeds and types are:
- Pit Bull Terrier
- Japanese Tosa (or Tosa)
- Dogo Argentino
- Fila Brazilero
- any type of dog which appears to have been bred for fighting