Importing dogs to the UK

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Your dog would need to be registered with an appropriate overseas Kennel Club and would need to be in the ownership of the applicant, who must reside either within the UK, Republic of Ireland or Channel Islands.

The Kennel Club will normally only accept registration for dogs from overseas countries when the following applies:

  • The breed is recognised by the Kennel Club
  • The Kennel Club has a reciprocal agreement with the overseas Kennel Club which have full membership, associate membership or contract partnership of the FCI (Federation Cynologique Internationale)
  • The owner and the dog must be resident at an address in the UK, Republic of Ireland or Channel Islands.

How to apply

Online application

If you wish to apply online, please click here

Postal application

Please download and complete the Form 4 and send it together with the appropriate fee to:

The Kennel Club
4A Alton House Office Park
Gatehouse Way
Aylesbury
Buckinghamshire
HP19 8XU

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Form 4 - Registration of an imported dog

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