Baggage Check-in Before Departure
Baggage Check-in

Animal Transport


Information for Passengers Subject to Measures Applied by the Czech Government


- A ban on entry to the territory of the Czech Republic for all foreigners except for foreigners with permanent or temporary (over 90 day-long) residency in the Czech Republic. All people entering the territory of the Czech Republic are subject to a fourteen-day mandatory quarantine.

- A ban on travelling abroad for all Czech citizens. Foreigners with permanent residency or over 90-day-long temporary residency in the Czech Republic can leave the Czech Republic without possibility to return during the state of emergency.

The updated list of countries included in the declared risk area is available here

If you are subject to said measures, please do not travel to Václav Havel Airport Prague.

We recommend that you contact your air carrier or your ticketing agent regarding an alternative solution.

The current operational information from the airport can be found HERE.

The information on the prevention of the spread of coronavirus can be found HERE.

*To review exceptions to travel restrictions, please visit the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic’s website

Small cats and dogs may commonly be transported in passenger cabin if placed in a transport crate with a firm and impermeable bottom. Large-size animals must be checked-in and transported in aircraft hold.

Animal transport rules and regulations follow the conditions of live animal carriage pursued by individual air carriers. For detailed and up-to-date information regarding the conditions of live animal carriage, limitations therein, type of animals transported and prices, please contact your carrier directly.

Documents Required for Pet Transport

The following documents will be required on flights to most countries:

  • Animal Passport
  • Rabies Vaccination Certificate
  • Animal Identification via a Microchip or Tattoo

We recommend you check the animal carriage rules and regulations stipulated and pursued by your final destination prior to departure. Great Britain is an exception with strict ban on animal import.

Learn more at the Czech State Veterinary Administration’s website.


Getting around Airport with Animals

Dogs moving around airport terminals must be on a short leash and wearing a muzzle. We do not run pet toilets at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Therefore, we ask that you clean after your pets.