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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


Germany - Summary of Requirements for Animals

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

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 - August 2013 (pdf 62kb)
  • Bovine embryos: Annex III - In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen complying with Council Directive 88/407/EEC (eligible for intra-Community trade). Bilingual English-German - August 2013 (pdf 52kb)
  • Bovine embryos: Annex IV - In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen coming from an approved semen collection/storage center (excluded from intra-Community trade). Bilingual English-German - August 2013 (pdf 50kb)

 


Pets
 

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

 

 

 

  • Pet Birds - Bilingual English -German health certificate - February 2011 (pdf 49kb)


Additional information on exporting pet animals to Germany.


Poultry


Swine


Zoo Animals

  • Zoo deer - Export Certificate Zoo Deer English - June 2010 (pdf 44kb)

 



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