Cats, dogs and ferrets When travelling from USA to Denmark with a cat, dog or ferret the following documentation is required:
The certificate mentioned above can be downloaded here.
The border inspection post at Copenhagen Airport, Kastrup or Billund Airport must be notified prior to the import.If the point of entry is another EU member state documents and identity checks will be carried out in that EU member state.
The following information should be mailed or faxed to the border inspection post at least 24 hours prior to the import:
For information regarding travel with pets to Denmark, please see the website of the Danish Vetenary and Food Administration.
BirdsAs a consequense of the avian influenza situation, import all species of birds, apart from poultry, which are kept as pets and are accompanying their owner, are not permitted. However, it is permitted to import less than 6 live birds, if the birds fulfill certain conditions. More information about import of birds can be found on this homepage of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.
Other Pets Other pet animals than dogs, cats, ferrets and birds are: * Rabbits * Rodents * Reptiles * Amphibia * Invertebrates (except bees and crustaceans) * Ornamental tropical fishFive or less pet animals from the above mentioned groups may freely be imported for non-commercial purposes to Denmark.More information concerning the import of the mentioned pets can be found on this homepage of the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.
Be aware that other animals than the above mentioned group might be affected by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES). CITES is an international agreement between Governments with the aim to ensure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants does not threaten their survival.The National Forest and Nature Agency in Denmark should be contacted well in advance of departure to ensure that the provisions of the competent authorities are complied with.
More information about CITES and species covered by the convention can be found here (http://www.cites.org/)
EMBASSY OF DENMARK, USA
3200 Whitehaven St. NW
Washington, DC 20008