Baggage Check-in Before Departure
Baggage Check-in

Animal Transport


Current Information and Recommendation for Passengers:

Information on the airport's protective measures, prevention, testing and other important information for travelling can be found HERE.

ALERT: According to the Czech Government regulation effective as of 25 February 2021, please wear a FFP2 respirator or two surgical masks when inside the airport. It is no longer possible to use textile face mask or use other ways of covering your nose and mouth. Thank you for protecting yourselves and those around you.

Transit through Germany is possible only subject to humanitarian and other exceptions. Therefore, it is not possible to transfer at a German airport, for example, when travelling on holiday. More information HERE.

We ask passengers flying to Amsterdam who wish to undergo a mandatory antigen test to arrive at the airport at least three (3) hours before their scheduled departure. More information HERE.

To review all conditions to travel to the Czech Republic, 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.