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).
Malta - Summary of Requirements for Animals
Malta is a Member State of the European Union. Malta accepts English-only health certificates. For species/commodities not listed below, please refer to the European Union website.
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
Bovine embryos, Annex II - Health certificate for in vivo-derived embryos collected in accordance with Council Directive 89/556/EEC - August 2013 (pdf 117kb)
Bovine embryos, Annex III - In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen complying with Council Directive 88/407/EEC (eligible for intra-Community trade). - August 2013 (pdf 191kb)
Bovine embryos, Annex IV - In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen coming from an approved semen collection/storage center (excluded from intra-Community trade). - August 2013 (pdf 191kb)
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