Akc Foreign Dog Registration Details

AKC foreign dog registration may seem like a daunting task, but with the right tools and instructions it can be a breeze. In this article we will provide you with all the information you need to get your dog registered. We will cover everything from what papers you need to how to complete the application. So whether your pup is new to the country or just needs an updated record, read on for all the details.

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Foreign Dog

Registration Application

Use this application to register a dog born in a foreign country. The dog must be of a breed eligible for individual registration in the AKC® Stud Book. Please use black ink and capital letters to fi ll in the boxes. Information you omit or print outside of the boxes will delay processing. Important information

and instructions are on page 3 of this form. Registration is not guaranteed. Processing fees are nonrefundable and all fees are subject to change without notice.

— Do not send original documents. Please send only legible photocopies. —

 

Payment and Submittal Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

See page 3 of this form for complete details

 

Send the completed application and all required attachments to the address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Processing Fee $

 

 

 

 

specifi ed on page 3 of this form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Charge my:

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AMEX

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Check or money order made payable

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

to: The American Kennel Club.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Account Number (do not include dashes)

 

 

Expiration Date

 

Printed Name of Cardholder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog Information:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date of Birth:

 

 

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Dog’s Foreign Registration Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Month Day

 

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog’s Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sex:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Male Female

Dog’s Registry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog’s Country of Birth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog’s Breed

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog’s Color

 

 

 

 

 

Dog’s Markings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Positive Identifi cation (One Required)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microchip Type

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Microchip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

*See Additional Requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

section on page 3.

 

Tattoo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DNA Certifi cate Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sire Information:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sire’s Registration Number

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sire’s Registry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sire’s Name

Dam Information:

Dam’s Registration Number

 

Dam’s Registry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dam’s Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breeder Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Breeder’s First Name

Breeder’s Last Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Street Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City

 

 

Country

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Email Address

 

 

 

 

Foreign Postal Code

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone Number (do not include dashes, periods, or spaces)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB®

Foreign Dog

 

Registration Application

 

 

 

Dog Information

 

Please reenter the dog’s number from page 1

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dog’s Foreign Registration Number

Owner Information: To Be Completed and Signed by the First U.S. Owner (Importer) or Foreign Owner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date of

 

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Purchase:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Owner’s First Name

 

 

1st Owner’s Last Name

Month Day

 

 

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mailing Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

ZIP code + 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Foreign Country

 

 

 

 

Foreign Postal Code

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Telephone Number (do not include dashes, periods, or spaces) Email Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Owner’s First Name

 

 

2nd Owner’s Last Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I (we) hereby certify that, to the best of my (our) knowledge and belief, the information contained in this application is true and accurate and that the ancestors are of the same breed as the dog identifi ed on this application. I (we) certify that the accompanying photographs are a true representation of the dog identifi ed on this application and supporting pedigree. I (we) agree to abide by American Kennel Club rules and regulations. I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY

CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS REGISTRATION OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.

1st Owner’s Signature

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Owner’s Signature

 

 

 

STOP

If you, the fi rst U.S. or foreign owner(s), are retaining ownership and are applying to register this dog, go to the bottom of

 

 

 

this form and sign on the New Owner Signature line(s). Otherwise, you must complete the remainder of this form.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Owner Information: This dog was sold DIRECTLY to the owner(s) listed below

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Date of

 

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Sale:

 

 

 

 

 

 

1st Owner’s First Name

 

 

1st Owner’s Last Name

Month Day

 

Year

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mailing Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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City

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

State

ZIP code + 4

 

 

 

 

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Telephone Number

 

 

 

 

Email Address

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2nd Owner’s First Name

 

 

2nd Owner’s Last Name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check One: sign here only if you are registering this dog in your name

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I (we) hereby certify that, to the best of my (our) knowledge and belief, the information contained in this application is true and accurate and that the ancestors are of the same breed as the dog identifi ed on this application. I (we) certify that the accompanying photographs are a true representation of the dog identifi ed on this application and supporting pedigree. I (we) agree to abide by American Kennel Club rules and regulations. I (WE) AGREE THAT ANY

CAUSE OF ACTION, CONTROVERSY OR CLAIM ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS REGISTRATION OR AS TO THE CONSTRUCTION, INTERPRETATION AND EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE SETTLED BY ARBITRATION PURSUANT TO THE APPLICABLE RULES OF THE AMERICAN ARBITRATION ASSOCIATION. HOWEVER, PRIOR TO ARBITRATION ALL APPLICABLE AKC BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS AND PROCEDURES MUST FIRST BE FOLLOWED AS SET FORTH IN THE AKC CHARTER AND BYLAWS, RULES, REGULATIONS, PUBLISHED POLICIES AND GUIDELINES.

1st New Owner’s Signature

2nd New Owner’s Signature

I (we) transferred ownership of this dog to another person. A Supplemental Transfer Statement must accompany this application for each intermediate transfer. This dog’s registering owner must sign the last such form.

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AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB®

Foreign Dog

 

 

 

Registration Application

 

 

 

General Information and Instructions

Tear off this sheet before you submit your application

 

 

Purpose

Use this application to register a dog born in a foreign country. The dog must be of a breed eligible for individual

 

registration in the AKC Stud Book. AKC rules and regulations may be viewed on our

 

Web site: www.akc.org. Once submitted, this application becomes the property of the American Kennel Club.

 

 

Fees

You must pay the registration fee in U.S. funds. Do not send cash. Processing fees are nonrefundable and all fees

 

are subject to change without notice.

 

 

Required

The following items must accompany the completed, signed application:

 

Certifi cate of Registration. Attach a clear, legible photocopy of the original unrestricted (not a Limited

Attachments

 

 

Breeding) Certifi cate of Registration indicating the dog’s registry and owner of record. Do not send the

 

 

 

 

original certificate. The AKC application and the foreign registration must refl ect identical ownership.

 

 

Pedigree. Attach a clear, legible photocopy of the complete foreign three-generation Certifi ed Pedigree from the

 

 

registry in the dog’s country of birth (Export Pedigree if dog has been Imported to the US). Acceptable registries

 

 

are listed in Section IV of the Special Registry Services pamphlet available on our Web site: www.akc.org. Do

 

 

not send original pedigree.

 

 

 

For Canada, Bermuda and Mexico: See additional instructions below.

 

 

Photographs required for all dogs. Attach two (2) 3” x 5” close-up color photographs of the dog in a standing

 

 

position: one front view; one side view. Print the dog’s name and registration number on the back of each photograph.

 

 

Bescheinigung. Attach a German certifi cate of transfer in letter form, if applicable. Do not send original

 

 

Bescheinigung.

 

Additional

• The dog must be registered with the name that appears on the Foreign Registration Certificate/Certified Pedigree.

Requirements

Foreign titles will not appear on any AKC documentation.

 

• If there are more than two (2) owners of the dog, contact the AKC for an Additional Signature form.

 

• A Supplemental Transfer Statement must accompany this application for each intermediate

 

transfer (that is, any transfer other than the fi rst transfer occurring in the U.S. that is documented on this form).

 

Note: Effective for imported dogs registered on or after March 1, 2006, any imported dog registered with the

 

AKC must have an AKC DNA profi le prior to registering its fi rst litter whelped in the United States.

 

These forms are available on our Web site: www.akc.org

 

 

Authorizations

Signatures of persons other than the owner(s) will be accepted only if a properly completed authorization form has

 

been fi led with the AKC.

 

 

These forms are available on our Web site: www.akc.org

 

 

Mailing

Send the completed application and attachments to:

Information

 

The American Kennel Club

 

 

 

P.O. Box 900058

 

 

 

Raleigh, NC 27675-9058

 

 

 

 

 

Additional

Please verify the following information before submitting your application:

Instructions for

The dog is of a breed eligible for individual registration in the AKC Stud Book.

the Registration

• The dog was registered with the Bermuda Kennel Club (BKC), the Canadian Kennel Club (CKC), or the

of a Dog Owned

 

Federacion Canofi la Mexicana (FCM) BEFORE submission of the application for AKC registration.

by a Resident of

Do not submit the original pedigree. Please submit a clear, legible photocopy.

Bermuda,

• The pedigree issued by the BKC, CKC, or FCM for a dog registered in Bermuda, Canada, or Mexico contains at

Canada, or

 

least three (3) generations of ancestry and establishes that each dog in these three (3) generations was of the

Mexico

 

same breed and registered in its country of birth with one of the registry organizations recognized by the AKC.

 

 

If BOTH the sire and dam of the dog identifi ed on the application are AKC registered, print the AKC registration

 

 

number of the sire and dam in the appropriate spaces on the front of the application. In the case of Canada and

 

 

Bermuda, you may omit the copy of the Certifi ed Pedigree. However, the Registration Certifi cate is still required.

 

The person who applies to register the dog is identifi ed as the recorded owner of the dog on the unrestricted

 

 

(not a Limited Breeding) BKC Registration Certifi cate, the unrestricted CKC Certifi cate of Registration, or the

 

 

unrestricted FCM Pedigree.

 

 

The owner who applies to register the dog is either a resident of Bermuda (for a BKC-registered dog), of

 

 

Canada (for a CKC-registered dog), or of Mexico (for an FCM-registered dog).

 

Note: If the dog identifi ed on the application has been shown in AKC-member and/or AKC-licensed

 

 

events under its foreign registration number for more than thirty (30) days, write to Event Operations,

 

 

P.O. Box 900051, Raleigh, NC 27675-9051, and request an extension to continue showing the dog.

 

 

 

 

Assistance

Email AKC at foreign@akc.org or call 919-233-9767 to speak to an AKC Customer Service Representative,

 

Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Information about the registration process and downloadable forms

 

are available on our Web site: www.akc.org.

 

 

Notice

The American Kennel Club reserves the right to correct or cancel for cause the registration of this dog and its

 

descendants. Any misrepresentation on this application is one example of for cause cancellation and may result

 

in loss of AKC privileges. By supplying your email address and/or telephone number, you consent to receive com-

 

munications from AKC and third parties. Registration is not guaranteed. Processing fees are nonrefundable

 

and all fees are subject to change without notice.

 

 

 

 

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AMERICAN KENNEL CLUB®

Foreign Dog

 

Registration Application

Information that you provide on this side of the form, in any format, will not be processed.

Please refer to the General Information and Instructions section on page 3 of the form for guidance if you need to provide additional information.

Come. Sit. Stay. Shop.

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example of fields in foreign dog akc registration

You need to complete the Dam Information: To Be Completed, Dam’s Registration Number, Dam’s Registry, Dam’s Name, Breeder Information, Breeder’s First Name, Breeder’s Last Name, Street Address, City, Email Address, Country, Foreign Postal Code, Telephone Number (do not include, Page 1 of 4, and © 2014 The American Kennel Club space with the essential data.

foreign dog akc registration Dam Information: To Be Completed, Dam’s Registration Number, Dam’s Registry, Dam’s Name, Breeder Information, Breeder’s First Name, Breeder’s Last Name, Street Address, City, Email Address, Country, Foreign Postal Code, Telephone Number (do not include, Page 1 of 4, and © 2014 The American Kennel Club blanks to fill

You're going to be asked to note the data to let the platform fill in the part Owner Information: To Be Completed, Date of Purchase:, 1st Owner’s First Name, 1st Owner’s Last Name, Month, Day, Year, Mailing Address, City, State, ZIP code + 4, Foreign Country, Foreign Postal Code, Telephone Number (do not include, and Email Address.

Filling in foreign dog akc registration step 3

You have to identify the rights and responsibilities of all parties in space 2nd Owner Information: This dog, 1st Owner’s First Name, 1st Owner’s Last Name, Month, Day, Year, Date of Sale:, Mailing Address, City, Telephone Number, Email Address, State, ZIP code + 4, 2nd Owner’s First Name, and 2nd Owner’s Last Name.

Finishing foreign dog akc registration stage 4

Step 3: Choose "Done". It's now possible to upload the PDF file.

Step 4: To stay away from possible upcoming difficulties, take the time to have a minimum of a pair of copies of every single file.

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