The Pet Passport Scheme

Brexit Update



At Blackwater vets we can provide your pet with all the necessary documents they need to travel.


The pet passport scheme allows pet owners of the U.K to travel their pets to European countries without the need for quarantine.

We know that there will be new rules for taking pets to the EU after Brexit on the 31st October 2019.


If you are thinking of travelling your pet under the scheme after this date it is important that you check the changes at:

Current warnings are that

‘Depending on a pets’ history and the result of rabies blood test(s), the process could take at least 4 monthsChristine Middlemiss, Chief Veterinary Officer, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs



    2 Mill Road, West Mersea

    Colchester, Essex

    CO5 8RH


    Opening Hours:

    Mon-Fri:  8:30 - 19:00

    Sat: 8:30 - 12:30

    Tel: 01206 384999

     Sun & BH: closed

    Out of Hours Tel : 01206 842224



    Did you know? ..Blackwater Vets is one of only 2 veterinary practices in the Colchester region that holds an award for meeting the International Cat Care's recomendations for cat wellbeing within a veterianry clinic?