Travel Abroad - CFIA Links
These certificates are for information purposes only. If you are planning an export, please contact the Animal Health Offices in your area to verify that the certificate is valid, that it applies to your export,and that there are no disease outbreaks or other events that may
Canadian International Health Certificate
The Canadian International Health Certificate may be used to accompany pet dogs and cats to other countries. This certificate should be printed on legal paper (8.5" X 14"), however letter sized paper (8.5" X 11"), will be accepted.
If this document meets the requirements set out by the importing country, then it may be downloaded, completed by a veterinarian licensed to practice veterinary medicine in Canada and then presented to an official government veterinarian to be endorsed.
There will be a fee applied for this service.
There are countries/zones for which the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has either negotiated specific veterinary health certificates, or where the country has provided their own health certificate. Therefore, the Canadian International Health Certificate
should not be used for those countries.
Listed by country / jurisdiction:
Scroll to the appropriate travel destination:
For further information or clarification on this procedure, please contact the relevant CFIA Office for
Canadian Health Certificate for Dogs and Cats :
** if this certificate is not applicable - see previous link and scroll to area of travel
In general these types of forms need to filled out no sooner than 10 days prior to travel and need to be notarized by a CFIA agent.