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International Animal Product Export Regulations



If you have any questions or concerns regarding these regulations for exporting animals or animal products to a foreign country, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from which the products will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products to Ireland

Ireland is a member state of the European Union. The European Union has harmonized import requirements for certain animal origin products. For harmonized protocols (for commodities not listed below) please refer to the general information file for the European Union.

Information specific to Ireland is included below.

*When there is Doubt Which Certification Requirements Apply* Steps to follow - June 2014 (pdf 13kb)

*Advisory regarding net weight noted on certificates* Ireland has indicated that certificates requiring the Net Weight for a shipment to be noted, should note the weight of the actual product, excluding all packaging.

Yellow grease (used vegetable oil) for biodiesel production - August 2011 (pdf 5kb)


Last Modified: June 26, 2014