Rabies risk categorisation

Category A
Countries free from rabies

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

  • Republic of Ireland

  • United Kingdom

Category B
Countries with negligible risk of rabies

  • Cayman Islands

  • Denmark

  • Hong Kong

  • Iceland

  • Japan

  • Jersey

  • Liechtenstein

  • Luxembourg

  • Norway

  • Portugal

  • Sweden

  • Switzerland

  • USA (Guam and Hawaii only) 

Category C
Countries with controlled risk or low incidence of rabies

  • Austria

  • Belgium

  • Canada

  • Chinese Taipei

  • Cyprus

  • Estonia

  • Finland

  • France

  • Germany

  • Italy

  • Latvia

  • Netherlands

  • Slovakia

  • Spain

  • United States of America (except Guam and Hawaii)

Category D
Countries with undetermined risk of rabies

  • All countries not listed in Categories A, B, and C.