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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

http://www.aphis.usda.gov/regulations/vs/iregs/animals/downloads/hu_de3_transit.pdfHungary - Summary of Requirements for Animals

Hungary is a Member State of the European Union. Bilingual health certificates are available for some commodities/species (see below). If the bilingual certificate for that species or commodity is not listed below, please refer to the English version on the link to the European Union. It is the responsibility of the exporter to obtain a bilingual certificate if it is not listed below.


Bovine Embryos

  • Bovine embryos, Annex II - Health certificate for in vivo derived embryos collected in accordance with Council Directive 89/556/EEC - January 2013 (pdf 107kb)



  • Hatching eggs - Hatching eggs, non-ratite - Bilingual English-Hungary - September 2010 (pdf 259kb)



    • 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.
  • Dogs, Cats and Ferrets- Health Certificate (Movement of commercial or more than five non-commercial animals) - NEW certificate as of 12/29/2014



Note: If the reptile, rodent or amphibian is not traveling on the same plane as the owner, the owner must provide a letter to the transport broker or airline pet services authorizing the aircraft staff to be responsible for the reptile, rodent or amphibian en route to Hungary, and also stating that the owner will resume responsibility for the pet upon arrival in Hungary.

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