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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 Netherlands

The Netherlands 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.

Language requirement for Certificates

The Netherlands will accept English only certificates.  They do not require English certificates to be bilingual. 

Intermediate products (information on how to determine if a particular consignment may be exported to the Netherlands as an “intermediate product”) - August 2011 (pdf 43kb)

Peritoneal fluid and derivatives - December 2011 (pdf 30kb)

Rodent and non-human primate materials for technical purposes - August 2011 (pdf 82kb)

Yellow grease (used vegetable oil) for biodiesel production - August 2011 (pdf 62kb)

Yellow grease (used vegetable oil) for renewable fuels - August 2011 (pdf 39kb)


Last Modified: June 26, 2014