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).
Italy - Summary of Requirements for Animals
Italy 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, Annex II - Bilingual health certificate for in vivo-derived embryos collected in accordance with Council Directive 89/556/EEC - November 2013 (pdf 48kb)
Bovine embryos Annex III - Bilingual Health Certificate: In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen complying with Council Directive 88/407/EEC (eligible for intra-Community trade). August 2013
Bovine embryos Annex IV - Health Certificate: In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen coming from an approved semen collection/storage center (excluded from intra-Community trade). August 2013 (pdf 36kb)
Dogs, Cats and Ferrets- Health Certificate (Non-commercial movement of five or less animals) – NEW certificate as of 12/29/2014
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