• Overseas registration

Overseas registration

Overseas dog registration © Sylv Willoughby
 

If your dog is registered with an overseas kennel club but living in the United Kingdom, you can apply to import it, whereas owners of UK-registered dogs moving overseas can apply for an export. Those who sell or purchase a dog overseas can apply to import it from, or export it to, another kennel club.

Owners that reside overseas* and wish to exhibit their dog in the UK can apply for an Authority to Compete (ATC) number.

Please note that dogs residing overseas* cannot be fully imported and you must instead apply for an ATC. Conversely, if the dog resides in the UK, it cannot receive an ATC number and must instead undergo a full import.

This section provides details on applying to:

*Please click here for more information regarding dogs from the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands.

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Downloads
/media/8930/form_4_-_application_for_the_registration_of_an_imported_dog.pdf
Form 4 - Registration of an imported dog
/media/8902/form_13_-_application_for_an_export_pedigree.pdf
Form 13 - Export Pedigree
/media/8906/form_14_-_application_for_an_authority_to_compete_number.pdf
Form 14 - Authority to Compete number
/media/8914/form17.pdf
Form 17 - Re-importation of a dog/bitch

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