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Horse passports: application and identification deadlines

Published: 14 Aug 2019

Deadlines for horses and passport issuing organisations (PIOs) based in Scotland and other parts of the UK.

Published:
14 Aug 2019
Horse passports: application and identification deadlines

 

Horse location

Country of PIO

Deadline in country of PIO

PIO identification deadline

Scotland

Scotland

30 days prior to the identification deadline

By the later of:

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine animals birth, or
  • the end of the month that is 6 months following the date of its birth

Scotland

England

By the later of:

  • the last day of the period of 6 months beginning with the day on which the equine was born, or
  • 30 November in the year in which the equine is born

By the later of:

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine animals birth, or
  • the end of the month that is 6 months following the date of its birth

Scotland

Wales

30 days prior to the identification deadline

By the later of:

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine animals birth, or
  • the end of the month that is 6 months following the date of its birth

Scotland

Northern Ireland

The last day of the period of 6 months beginning with the day on which the horse was born

By the later of:

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine animals birth, or
  • the end of the month that is 6 months following the date of its birth

England

Scotland

30 days prior to the identification deadline

By the later of:

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine animals birth, or
  • the end of the month that is 6 months following the date of its birth

Wales

Scotland

30 days prior to the identification deadline

By the later of:

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine animals birth, or
  • the end of the month that is 6 months following the date of its birth

Northern Ireland

Scotland

30 days prior to the identification deadline

By the later of: 

  • 31 December in the calendar year of the equine’s birth, or
  • 6 months following the date of the equine’s birth

 

Contact

Email: animal.health@gov.scot