Export of animals industrial veterinary health certificate

Animals must, in principle, meet certain requirements of the country of destination for export to non-EU countries and must be accompanied by a health certificate confirming compliance with the health requirements for export by an official veterinarian. This applies in particular to mammals, birds, fish, but also to some extent amphibians, reptiles, insects, spiders, molluscs and others. Animals that do not meet health requirements may not be exported. The same applies to movement between the Member States of the European Union.

The health certificates required depend on the country of destination and may be required to ask the embassy or authorities of the country of destination.


It also applies to the rules and regulations of the countries of destination.

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First of all, the requirements of the country of destination of the export must be clarified. The animals must then be examined for export and a health certificate shall be issued.