Rules to Bring Pets Into Countries
Pets may be admitted to Brazil if they are in good health a week prior to boarding; no contagious disease was verified from area of origin for a 40 day period prior to boarding; the pet has had a rabies vaccination at least 30 days prior to travel and no more than 12 months, and they are presented along with an International Health Certificate. The certificate has a validity of 30 days and only 10 days validity after being stamped by the USDA. International Animal Health Certificates for dogs (as pets) from the US to Brazil can be found at this website: http://sistemas.mre.gov.br/kitweb/datafiles/Boston/enus/file/Health%20Certif%20for%20Dog%20and%20Cats.pdf
Requirements for dogs entering Argentina from Mercosur Member Countries include having an official Zoosanitary Certificate and a vaccination certificate against rabies from the country of origin. The rabies vaccinations are required for all pets over 3 months; it must be issued at least 30 days prior to entry and valid for no more than a year. Owner’s will also need the original Veterinary Certificate and vaccinations records. The sanitary certificate must include the owner’s full name and address; the animal’s sex, date of birth, breed, fur, size, or any unusual markings; the country of origin and of destination; that the animal was examined within 10 days of arrival and that there is no evidence of any diseases. There is a fee for veterinary import inspection, and animals meeting the requirements do not need to be quarantined. However, pets unable to meet these requirements may cause deportation to their point of origin
If the pet is outside the Mercosur Member Countries and comes from a country that has officially declared the presence of African Horse Sickness or Rift Valley Fever in their area, further documentation will be required.
All animals coming from Asia or Africa must get prior telex authorization from SENASA (quarantine department).
For additional important information regarding pet travel to Argentina: https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/tcsneakpreview/page/customrules/AR/rules.htm#Pets
Dogs entering Chili are required to have a Certificate of Health obtained in the country of origin from an accredited public enemy; a Rabies Inoculation Certificate from a public agency, and proof of rabies vaccinations between 1 month and a year before arrival. An additional sanitary certificate is required for pets also going to Easter Island and can be obtained through Sociedad Agricola Ganadera (SAG).
Warning: Upon arrival animals can be detained and could be destroyed if all the requirements have not been met.
Entering French Guiana