Baggage Check-in Before Departure
Baggage Check-in

Animal Transport


Current information and recommendation for passengers:

Thank you for protecting yourself and other travellers at the airport by wearing a face mask, keeping a safe distance, washing your hands frequently and using hand sanitizers.
We recommend checking the entry requirements of the country you are travelling to and the measures taken by your airline.

To review all conditions to travel to the Czech Republic, please visit the Ministry of Interior of the Czech Republic’s website.

Information on the airport's protective measures can be found HERE

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.