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DEFRA stands for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs.


Pet Air are DEFRA licensed pet transporters. This means that they are approved by DEFRA to handle the import and export of your beloved pets.


Importing country’s veterinary authorities often require DEFRA to provide certain animal health, public health and animal welfare assurances. It does this by producing specific export documents. Typically a veterinary health certificate which is then inspected by a DEFRA-approved veterinarian shortly before export to confirm that the assurances have been met.




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The regulations that apply vary greatly by destination country and the species of animal. But because we are DEFRA licensed, we can help you with all the necessary paperwork.


Contact us today and we can help with all the necessary paperwork and requirements.