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We understand just how vital the safe shipping of your dog is. Importing dogs to Kuwait is a serious business, and it is important to get everything right. It may seem overwhelming and complex, with many import rules to follow. But the expert Euro Puppy team has all the facts for transporting a dog to Kuwait.

While we know you would like your dog with you quickly, we have to comply with the regulations in Kuwait, which are in place for the safety of your dog.

We have two decades of experience shipping to over 110 countries, worldwide. We regularly ship dogs to Kuwait International Airport, and we are proud to have many wonderful Euro Puppy dogs in Kuwait.

Before you check out our Dogs for Sale in Kuwait, here is a summary of the requirements…

  1. An Import Permit is required from the Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources. This is needed to book the flight, and for customs clearance on arrival. It is valid for 30 days from issuing. (We will provide full details for what is required to obtain this).
  2. Standard Vaccinations – Dogs must be vaccinated for DA2PPL/DAPPL (distemper, hepatitis, parvovirus, parainfluenza and leptospirosis).
  3. Deworming is not mandatory, but at least one round is advised to be given within 14 days before shipping to Kuwait. (Done by Euro Puppy).
  4. A rabies vaccine must be administered at no earlier than 12 weeks of age, and at least 30 days before travel. (Done by Euro Puppy).
  5. Furthermore a rabies blood test must be taken at least 21 days after the vaccination. The laboratory report with a successful result (not less than 0.5 IU / ml) of this Rabies titer test is sent with the dog (Done by Euro Puppy).
  6. Microchip must be in place, and listed in the vaccination book (Provided by Euro Puppy).
  7. Within 10 days of travel a licensed veterinarian must complete a Veterinary Health Certificate for Kuwait. (Provided by Euro Puppy).
  8. The vaccination book / pet passport must travel with the dog (Provided by Euro Puppy).
  9. Importing Dogs to Kuwait must be done only through safe and secure manifest cargo as per the International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations. (Always shipped this way through Euro Puppy).
  10. The Minimum age for shipping a dog to Kuwait is 4 months of age. However due to the rabies titre test rules and timings, travel cannot take place until at least 18 weeks of age.
  • Can you import dogs to Kuwait?

    Yes, you can import most dog breeds to Kuwait, but this is subject to regulations and requirements set by the Kuwaiti government. These are listed above, and we ensure all are met. At Euro Puppy we stay up to date with import requirements to ensure a hassle-free process when transporting a dog to Kuwait. Only 1 dog per person, per year is allowed. When collecting your dog from custom clearance you must carry your Passport and Civil ID (front and back).

  • When will my puppy be sent to me?

    Your puppy can arrive from 4.5 months of age.

  • Is an import permit required for my puppy to enter Kuwait?

    Yes. It must be applied for in person from the Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources by either the new dog owner or their agent.

  • Which breeds are banned from entry to Kuwait?

    The following breeds are not allowed to be imported to Kuwait (this is subject to change):

    American Bulldogs, Caucasian Shepherd, Canary Dogs, Doberman, Dogue de Bordeaux, English Bulldog, Great Dane, Mastiffs (all breeds), Pitbulls, Rottweiler, Shar Pei, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Staff Terriers, Tosa Inu, and any Wolf cross.

  • Will my puppy have to be quarantined?

    If all the dog shipping rules mentioned above are in order, then no quarantine is required.


  • How much will it cost to ship my puppy to Kuwait?

    Prices vary depending on the breed & size of the puppy, but usually fall in the 800-1500 euro range. For extra large breeds it can be up to 2000 euros. When choosing a puppy from Euro Puppy expenses and services such as puppy crate, all health and shipping paperwork and airport clearance are included in this price. 

  • Can my dog fly with me to Kuwait?

    Only a relocation company, such as Euro Puppy, can book your dog’s ticket. You can travel on the same flight, but only if you book a separate ticket for yourself. Dogs can only be transported in the aircraft cargo hold. The hold is specially equipped and pressurized for safety and well-being. Your dog will be in a travel crate with space for them to stand, turn, and lie down comfortably. 

  • Do you have partners in Kuwait to assist with the import?

    Yes. We can help you choose an agent company in Kuwait. They can help with all the arrangements involved in the documentation (including Import Permit application), arrival and customs formalities and clearance.