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End of the regularisation procedure for dogs, cats and/or ferrets accompanying Ukrainian refugees.

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When the conflict in Ukraine broke out in early 2022, the civilian population fled the country in large numbers, taking their pets with them. Given the urgency of the situation, the vast majority of these animals arrived without meeting the health requirements in force. In order to support the Ukrainian pet owners during this dramatic period and to control the risk of spreading the rabies virus, the FASFC put in place a specific procedure to urgently and easily regularise those pets. You can find all this information on this website

Given the sharp decrease in the number of refugee animals, on 1 March 2023, the FASFC decided to no longer participate financially in the anti-rabies vaccination of these animals. 
Considering the number of Ukrainian pets arriving in Belgium is now close to zero, we have decided to abolish this simplified procedure completely as of 15 June 2023. From this date onwards, dogs, cats and/or ferrets from Ukraine will have to comply with all the specific health requirements for non-commercial imports.

You can find the different requirements on this website.