License for importing pets.

To import a pet into Kenya, the following requirements should be met by the applicant:


  • A request letter providing the importer’s name and address (mailing and email).
  • Current Health Certificate from Veterinary Doctor.
  • Certificate of registration
  • Rabies and other vaccinations’ certificate(s)


Scan and email the above requirements to the Department of Veterinary Services in Nairobi using the following email: or

The Department will advise on the mode of payment of the application fees.

The Department can also be reached on: Tel +254 20 2437858