Travelling with pet Cats and Dogs from

Sri Lanka to Canada

Travelling with Pet Cats and Dogs from Sri Lanka to Canada

Moving pets from Sri Lanka to Canada

Travelling with Pet Cats and Dogs from Sri Lanka to Canada

When exporting pets from Sri Lanka to Canada, we at Pet Express can handle the complete relocation process and offer a premier door-to-door export service. We have accredited partner offices in Vancouver and in Toronto, Canada.

Pet Express is an active member of IPATA and our expert team will handle the complete relocation process until the pets safely arrive in the required destination airport in Canada. If required, we can handle the import clearance in Canada for you and also arrange a door-delivery to anywhere in Canada.

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Our valued customers are assigned their dedicated pet travel consultant who helps you through each stage of the procedure.

If requested, we can also handle destination import Customs clearances at any major airport in the USA.

Information about the import conditions could be discussed directly with your assigned pet relocation consultant at Pet Express.

Experts in Moving Pets from Sri Lanka to Canada

Our valued customers are assigned their dedicated pet travel consultant who helps you through each stage of the procedure. So when you are interested in relocating your precious pets from Colombo, Sri Lanka in to Canada, our expert team will hold your hand from start to finish.

Information about the import conditions could be discussed directly with your assigned pet relocation consultant at PET EXPRESS team.

Our Services when moving pets from Sri Lanka to Canada includes

Dedicated Pet Travel Specialist for your needs




Collection & Ground transportation in Sri Lanka




Pre-flight pet boarding services




All types of veterinary services including ISO 15 digit microchipping, vaccinations, blood tests


Health Certificates / Official International Veterinary Health Certificates issued by the Government of Sri Lanka

Export Customs Approvals / Export permits




IATA Compliant International Pet Travel Containers (Pet Travel Boxes, Sky Kennels, Vari Kennels)

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Flight Booking for pets travelling as manifested air freight cargo under an Air Waybill (AWB) using approved airlines

Import Services through our partner network / Import Permit procurement if applicable


Customs Clearance & Quarantine Clearance at Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal etc.


Comfort stops and onward flights




Door Delivery to your door-step anywhere in Canada




Customized Pet Travel Services

Information about the import requirements could be discussed directly with the PET EXPRESS – Sri Lanka Team. To set up your free consultation please contact us.

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Import Regulations
when moving pets to Canada

Entry Regulations for adult cats & dogs (personal imports / personal pets / non-commercial)

  • Valid rabies vaccination certificate (there is no waiting time required after the rabies shot)
  • Health certificate (issued within 10 days of travel)
  • All veterinary documents must be issued in ENGLISH or FRENCH.
  • Government veterinary endorsement is not required for the pets to enter Canada but is required for pets to be exported from Sri Lanka.
  • Original veterinary documents must travel with the pet.


Veterinary import requirements dogs under 8 months (personal import as family pet):

  • Valid rabies vaccination certificate (no waiting time after rabies shot)
  • Rabies vaccination not required for dogs under 3 months of age **But most pet friendly airlines do not carry pets below 4 months of age
  • valid DHPP vaccination certificate (given earliest at age of 6 weeks)
  • Health certificate (issued within 72 hours prior to arrival)
  • Minimum age for import is 8 weeks
  • All veterinary documents must be issued in ENGLISH or FRENCH.
  • Government veterinary endorsement is NOT required but is required for pets to be exported from Sri Lanka.
  • Original veterinary documents must accompany pet.
  • If import for commercial  purposes, the requirements would be different