Location: Entry into the United States
Event: Temporary Suspension on the Importation of Dogs into the United States. On June 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a Notice of Temporary Suspension of Dogs Entering the United States from High-Risk Rabies Countries.
Effective this Wednesday, July 14, 2021, the order temporarily suspends the importation of dogs from countries classified by the CDC as high risk for dog rabies, which includes Turkey. The order also temporarily suspends the importation of dogs from countries that are not at high risk, if the dogs have been in high-risk countries during the previous six months.
Actions to Take:
- See the CDC’s website for information on CDC Dog Import Permits.
- For more information, please contact CDC or U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
U.S. Consulate General (Istanbul, Turkey)
Poligon Mahallesi, Sariyer Caddesi No: 75
İstinye 34460 Sariyer- Istanbul / Turkey
U.S. Consulate (Adana, Turkey)
Girne Bulvari No:212 Guzelevler Mah.
Yuregir, Adana – TÜRKİYE
U.S. Consular Agency (Izmir, Turkey)
State Department – Consular Affairs
1-888-407-4747 or 1-202-501-4444