Importing Pets to Australia

Transfur Animals have been importing pets to Australia for over 15 years – and we are proud to be one of the UK’s leading and most trusted pet transport businesses. Whether you are exporting or importing your pets to Australia, our team are always happy to help. For advice on taking your dog, cat or other furry friend to Australia, feel free to call or drop us an email.

From liaising with your veterinary practice to ensure it is safe for your pet to travel, to arranging quarantine at Melbourne; it’s our job to make sure that taking your pets to Australia is hassle-free. Help is available regardless of where you are in the relocation process, so contact us for a pet relocation quote today!

Door To Airport Pet Relocation to Australia

Taking your pets to Australia involves a slightly lengthier process than other countries. However, Transfur Animals can make your relocation a lot less stressful.

Thanks to our extensive knowledge of importing pets to Australia, we are able to minimise the stress of organising your move by providing a comprehensive service under one roof. All of our staff have owned a pet at some stage in their lives, so you can rest assured that the well-being of your pet is our number one priority.

Wherever you are in the UK, we can help you take your pets to Australia. Get a free, no obligation pet relocation quote by completing our online form. If you’d rather give us a call, you can get in contact with one of our specialists on 01403 212 900.

International pet relocation contact box

What We Will Do

> Arrange 10 day quarantine period upon arrival in Australia

> Arrange UK home to airport delivery service, if required

> Arrange boarding prior to departure, if required

> Apply to Department of Agriculture for Australia for import permit(s)

> Apply to DEFRA for export health certificate(s)

> Provide shippers certificates

> Obtain UK customs clearance

> Arrange vet sealing at departure airport

> Arrange flights to Melbourne – Post-quarantine transportation to most domestic airports.

Please Note: The only quarantine station in Australia is located in Melbourne

> Supply and delivery of travel container(s) for your pet(s) that meet IATA and airline requirements to your home address

> Liaison with your own veterinary practice in the UK

> Provide veterinary requirements for Australia

It should be noted that all pets must enter Australia only through Melbourne airport and go directly into quarantine upon arrival for a mandatory period of ten days. After this period of 10 days, your pet(s) can be collected from the quarantine station, or we can arrange for their onward travel to another destination within Australia.

Australian Airports Served

> Melbourne

> Most domestic airports within Australia