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Import of live animals

Strict conditions apply to the importation of pets to Iceland. Importers must apply for an import permit to MAST and the pets must fulfill health requirements (vaccinations and testing) in addition to staying in quarantine for 4 weeks upon arrival.

Instructions for importing pets to Iceland

List of EU approved laboratories for rabies antibody titre test for dogs and cats (In EU and non-EU countries)

Import permit applications

Certificates of health and origin

For enquiries regarding importation of pets; tel: +354 530 4800 / e-mail:

Approved quarantine stations for dogs and cats in Iceland

Einangrunarstöðin í Reykjanesbæ Seljavogi 10, 233 Reykjanesbær - - +354 421 6949 / +354 893 6949

Mósel / Allir hundar ehf. Selás - 851 Hella - - Tel. no. +354 892 3457

Information regarding importation dates for dogs and cats are on the quaratine stations' websites. 

Updated 07.02.2020
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