brexit pet imports exports

Brexit - How will it impact your pets abroad?

Whether you're importing or exporting, Brexit can leave you feeling uncertain - LEKF are here to help!

The UK Government has informed us that the United Kingdom will be leaving the European Union on the 31st of January 2020.

As it stands currently, there has been no official information regarding changes to the importing and exporting of pets from the European Union. However, bookmark this page – as soon as confirmation that the current laws and guidelines will remain the same, or new information is processed regarding the legislation surrounding importing pets to the UK or exporting pets to the EU when you migrate, we will be sure to update the content of this page immediately to keep all of our customers past, present and future informed.

We’re Experts in Pet Imports & Exports!

We understand the stresses involved in relocating to another country or returning to the UK. We take it upon ourselves to relieve our customers anxieties when their beloved animals need to travel to be with them.

We have been moving our customers pets across the world for nearly 50 years and in that time have kept families together across more than 100 destinations. The same quality of care we provide to our boarding guests comes as standard for our international pet travellers.

The safety and comfort of your pet, while travelling worldwide, is of the utmost importance to us, as is removing the worries regarding the complicated pet travel arrangements for you. By using London and Essex Kent’s Farm International Pet Travel you are assured that you are providing the best care and comfort for your much-loved pet.

Our team handle all the complex paperwork and bureaucracy associated with pet travel so that you can focus on your family’s move. One of our fully trained and experienced pet travel experts will be allocated to your move, giving one point of contact, should at any time you need a progress check or have any queries or concerns.

We have long-standing relationships with airports and airlines as well as a thorough understanding of all procedures. Your contact will arrange Pet Passports, customs clearance, import permits, veterinary tests and owner declarations for any destination. Our knowledge and contacts mean we can provide the most time-efficient and cost-effective service to take your pet from one place to another.

Our luxury boarding kennels, located within easy distance of the major UK airports, along with our own pet taxi service provide the flexibility to look after your pet before they travel and if necessary, to accommodate them during quarantine when entering the UK.

Read the current legislative requirements for importing and exporting pets here: