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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


Hungary - 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.

SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE

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)


Bovine Semen

  • Bovine semen Model 1: Health certificate for imports into and transits through the EU of bovine semen dispatched from a semen collection center where the semen was collected
  • Bovine semen Model 3:  Health certificate for imports into and transits through the EU of bovine semen dispatched from a semen storage center,  


Equine Semen

Model 1: Equine semen collected, processed and/or stored after 30 September 2014 and dispatched from the semen collection center of origin - Health Certificate - April 2015

Poultry


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) – NEW certificate as of 12/29/2014
  • Dogs, Cats and Ferrets -  Fillable pdf Health Certificate (Non-commercial movement of five or less animals) 
    • 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.
  • 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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