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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


Greece - Summary of Requirements for Animals

Greece 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 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 - April 2015 (pdf 158kb)
    • Bovine Semen Model 1 - Previous version of Model 1 health certificate may be used until 30 June 2015 if it is issued no later than 1 June 2015
  • 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


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
    • 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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