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My equine has a foreign passport

What to do if your equine is registered to a non-UK PIO

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Written by Lauren Ball
Updated over a week ago

Your equine may have a passport from a non-UK passport issuing organisation (PIO). This may be because you have imported the equine into the UK from another country, or you may have bought the equine from someone who originally registered the equine in another country at birth

As an owner, you must register the equine with a UK based PIO if the equine is in the UK for 30 days or longer

The UK PIO will typically "overstamp" your original non-UK passport to show that it has recognised your equine and updated the CED with its details

You can have non-UK passports overstamped by any of these UK PIOs:

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