Consular Services

Traveling with Pets

Your pets are welcome in Kazakhstan. For the admittance into Kazakhstan of live animals, the traveler must present to the consular the animal’s health certificate issued in the area of origin of the animal prior to departure. In the case of dogs and cats, the traveler must also present the certificate of anti-rabies vaccination.

If you wish to travel to Kazakhstan with your pet (dogs, cats or birds), Kazakhstan law requires compliance with the following procedure prior to boarding

  • you must obtain from a licensed veterinarian an animal’s health certificate (certifying that the animal is in good health before boarding and declaring that no contagious disease was verified in the area of origin in the 30 days before boarding);
  • a certificate of rabies vaccine given at least 30 days before the trip;
  • both your pet’s health certificate and the rabies certificate must be endorsed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture 10 days before boarding.

Vaccination certificates must be translated into Kazakh or Russian languages, and then notarized by public notary.

According to the standards of state services, starting from March 11, 2019, all applications will be accepted only in person or by the legal representative of an applicant.