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Notice

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, animal products, or to obtain a zoosanitary certificate for an animal product, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from where the product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products

Live Animals


Netherlands - Summary of Requirements

The Netherlands is a Member State of the European Union. The Netherlands accepts English-only health certificates. For species/commodities is not listed below, please refer to the European Union website.

SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE

Bovine Embryo

  • Netherlands will accept English-only health certificate on the European Union website.


Bovine Semen

  • Netherlands will accept English-only health certificate on the European Union website.


Pets

NOTE:

For animals older than 16 weeks of age, 21 days must elapse from the date of the primary rabies vaccination before a pet is eligible to travel to the EU. A rabies vaccine is considered primary if either:

(1) the animal was vaccinated for the first time.
(2) the animal was vaccinated for the first time after a microchip was implanted, or
(3) vaccination was not carried out within the period of validity of a previous vaccination

 

  • Dogs, Cats and Ferrets- Health Certificate (Non-commercial movement of five or less animals) – 12/29/14
    • Certificate instructions certificates with explanatory notes
      • Declaration: Use only if animals are either less than 12 weeks of age and not vaccinated for rabies, or between 12-16 weeks of age and vaccinated but 21 days has not elapsed since the date of vaccination.
      • Declaration:   Use only if animals are transiting an unlisted country (the US is listed).  Not relevant if animals are exported directly from the United States.

 

 

 

 

 

    

 

 

 

 



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