When you disembark in Harwich International Port, your pet may be subject to an inspection by DEFRA (Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs).
It is advised that you keep all relevant paperwork relating to your pet close at hand. This is standard procedure when arriving into UK ports. If you would like to find out more information about DEFRA and bringing your pet to the UK, please browse the following link. DEFRA.
Please note: Latest government regulations for travelling with a pet from Britain to any EU country after 31st October 2019. The rules for pet travel from Britain to the EU will change when Britain leaves the EU. Pet owners should contact a vet at least 4 months before travelling to get the latest advice DEFRA.
Alternatively, you can call a member of our team in the Stena Line Call Centre on 0344 770 7070