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Q. What are the regulations for bringing Myna birds from Iran [Tehran] to the United States? -- Azar M.

A. Hi Azar,

Shipping exotic species, like birds, reptiles and small mammals, requires additional research and paperwork. Pet Relocation ships exotic pets as part of our services, however, the below links should help you if you are interested in researching your pet bird's move.

Permits

CITES (or the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species) protects not only endangered species but also species that might become endangered due to international trade. If you are moving internationally with an exotic species, you will want to check the CITES Species Database to see if your pet is protected. All parrots are protected by CITES, and typically require both import and export CITES permits from their respective countries. These CITES permits can take up to 6 months to obtain from US Fish & Wildlife Services. Please check the US Fish & Wildlife Services - Animal Import & Export website.

Importing Pet Birds into the United States

Returning US Origin Pet Birds
Non-US Origin Pet Birds

Cheers!
Rachel Farris

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Rachel Farris, Pet Relocation Expert

Rachel Farris, Pet Relocation Specialist

PetRelocation.com is one of the most experienced, respected and technologically-advanced pet relocation companies in the world, specializing in door-to-door domestic and international pet relocations. Pet Relocation Specialist Rachel Farris has coordinated hundreds of relocations for pets big and small — gerbils from Zurich to New York, 14 horses from California to Honduras, and one very large collection of house-cats (23 to be exact!) to the Philippines. After serving as the Team Leader for the Asia-Pacific department, Rachel is now the Director of PR & New Media.

Our pet relocation expert is here to assist you with concerns you may have about relocating to a new area or country with your pets, as well as try to answer any general pet travel questions. Traveling with pets can be a difficult and stressful process, and Rachel can help to alleviate some of those concerns. Please be aware that due to the volume of inquiries we receive, not all questions and concerns can be addressed. For a more immediate reply, please click on the appropriate link below for domestic or international pet relocation, or call 877-PET-MOVE (877-738-6683).

NOTE: The form at the bottom of this page is for gathering essential information regarding your general pet travel and pet relocation concerns. You will need to provide detailed information, such as to and from destinations, type/breed/size of pet(s), dates of travel, concerns, etc.

Door-to-Door Pet Relocation Services

Please note that PetTravelCenter.com does not transfer or relocate pets; however, if you wish to obtain a quote for door-to-door pet relocation services within the USA from our partners at PetRelocation.com, please fill out the Domestic Pet Relocation form.

If you wish to obtain a quote for door-to-door international pet relocation, please fill out the International Pet Relocation form.

Every effort will be made to get back with you as soon as possible.

Happy Pet Travels!

Recent Ask The Pet Relocation Expert Questions...

Name: Ann
From: UK
To: Toronto, Canada
Pet: Mordecai: Pug/Shepherd mix (Approx. 37lbs, 3 1/2 years old)

Q. Dear PetRelocation,

My daughter and her dog left Canada two years ago for Edinburgh, Scotland to go to the university there. Mordecai went through all the requirements for him to travel to the UK from Canada.

They now are moving back to Canada in June and I would like to know what the dog needs to come back into Canada. My daughter has a Canadian and a British passport. He is healthy.

Thanks,
Ann
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Name: Laura
From: Honolulu, HI
To: Rome, Italy
Pet: PJ, Rabbit Holland Lop, 11 months, 4 lbs

Q. Hi PetRelocation,

What are the regulations and required documentation to bring a domestic rabbit into Italy?

My husband is in the Air Force and we will be stationed at Aviano Air Base in Italy at the end of this summer. We have an 11-month-old rabbit, and I am trying to figure out what the exact regulations are for bringing a domestic rabbit into Italy. I have been searching numerous websites and I've emailed several Italian consulates across the country, but I have been unable to get any answers.

Please help! I've already found airlines that will allow me to bring him there, but I don't want to get turned away at customs in Rome.

Thanks,
Laura
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Name: Jo
Reason: Military Move
From: England
To: Germany
Pet: 2-year-old Syrian hamster

Q. Hi PetRelocation,

We are moving from England to Germany by car and I was wondering if we can take our hamster with us?

Thanks,
Jo
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Name: Mrs. Hutson
From: Koh Samui, Thailand
To: London Heathrow
Pet: Bobbi (7-month-old mix breed)

Q. Dear PetRelocation,

We rescued a street pup in Koh Samui, Thailand and put him with a lovely local sanctuary. Now we want to bring him home to England. Where do we start?

We are willing to accompany Bobbi from Bangkok. We just need help on how to start as we don't expect the sanctuary to run around for us (they are a busy place).

Thanks,
Mrs. Hutson
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