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

Whilst we know you would like your dog with you quickly, we have to comply with the regulations in Saudi Arabia, 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 the KSA, and we are proud to have many wonderful Euro Puppy dogs in Saudi Arabia.

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

  1. An Import Permit is required from the Ministry of Agriculture. This is needed to book the flight, and for customs clearance on arrival. It must be applied for at least 14 days in advance of the flight. (It must be applied for in person by the dog owner, or their agent. 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 is advised to be given within 14 days before shipping to Saudi Arabia. (Done by Euro Puppy).
  4. A rabies vaccine must be administered at no earlier than 12 weeks of age. (Done by Euro Puppy)
  5. Microchip must be in place, and listed in the vaccination book (Provided by Euro Puppy)
  6. Within 14 days before travel a licensed veterinarian must complete a Veterinary Health Certificate for Saudi Arabia. (Provided by Euro Puppy)
  7. The vaccination book / pet passport must travel with the dog (Provided by Euro Puppy)
  8. Importing Dogs to Saudi Arabia 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)
  9. The Minimum age for shipping a dog to Saudi Arabia is 4 months of age.
  • Can you import dogs to Saudi Arabia?

    Yes, you can import most dog breeds to Saudi Arabia, but this is subject to regulations and requirements set by the Saudi Arabian 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 Saudi Arabia. Only 2 dogs per person, per half year is allowed.

  • When will my puppy be sent to me?

    Your puppy will get rabies vaccination at 12 weeks of age and 30 days must pass before it arrives. So your puppy can arrive from 4 months of age.

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


    It must be applied for from the Ministry of Agriculture by either the new dog owner or their agent.

  • Which breeds are banned from entry to Saudi Arabia?

    The following breeds are not allowed to be imported to Saudi Arabia: (Be aware this list can be updated regularly by the Saudi authorities.) 


    Affenpinscher, Boxer, Brussels griffon, Bulldog/English bulldog, Bullmastiff, Bull Terrier, Great Dane, Hovawart, Japanese spitz, Akita inu, Lancashire Heeler, Leonberger, Mastiff, Neapolitan Mastiff, Newfoundland, Rottweiler, Staffordshire Bull Terrier, Pitbull, Swedish Vallhund

  • 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 Saudi Arabia?

    Prices vary depending on the breed & size of the puppy, but usually fall in the 1000-1500 Euro range. 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. 

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

    Yes. We can help you choose an agent company in Saudi Arabia. They can help with all the arrangements involving the import permit, as well as arrival and customs formalities and clearance. 

  • Can my dog fly with me to Saudi Arabia?

    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.