Pet Import Requirements in Botswana

Ship My Pet

Moving or traveling with your cat, dog or any other exotic, big or small pet overseas?

- Get a free estimation of shipping your pet abroad!

- Fill in all the required fields and receive your quote in the next 24 hours.

- If you want to proceed and have your pet shipped with us, just let us know and we will book the shipment and give you all necessary instructions through the e-mail or by calling.

- And ship your pet with us from any U.S. or Canada city to the majority of world’s countries!

Simply request a pet shipping quote and find out the cost of your international pet moving.

Pet Import Requirements in Botswana

Importation of Pets:

Pet owners should bear in mind the hot climate of Botswana before deciding to import their cat or dog. Also, it should be noted that rabies is widespread in Botswana, thus making re-exportation difficult, often requiring quarantine.

The most updated import requirements may be obtained from the Directorate of Veterinary Services in Gaborone.

Quarantine is not required in Botswana once the surgeon has examined the animal.

Required Documents:
- Import Permit issued by Botswana State Veterinarian or the Department of Agriculture.
- State Veterinary Certificate confirming the animal is of good health and the inoculations are valid.
- Valid Rabies Certificate
- Health Certificate – obtained within 30 days of departure.