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 animal or product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).
Bosnia-Herzegovina- Summary of Requirements for Animals
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
Effective December 5, 2016, per
USDA-FAS, bovine semen and embryos to Bosnia & Herzegovina from the United
States using the below certificates is suspended until such time as the
European Union legislation can be transposed into the Bosnia & Herzegovina
legislation. For additional information, please contact your Service Center.
The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations, Veterinary Office of Bosnia and Herzegovina has confirmed that they will permit the import of U.S. origin bovine semen and in vivo bovine embryos in accordance with European Union (EU) Directives 88/407/EEC and 89/556/EEC, respectively. (April 20, 2016)
Bovine In Vivo Embryos - Health certificate for in
vivo-derived embryos collected in accordance with Council Directive 89/556/EEC (November 2016)
Bovine Semen, Model 1 - Health certificate for bovine semen collected after 31 December 2004 and dispatched from a semen collection center where the semen was collected in accordance with Council Directive 88/407/EEC (November 2016)
Bovine Semen, Model 2 - Health certificate for bovine semen collected, processed and stored before 31 December 2004 and dispatched from a collection center where the semen was collected in accordance with Council Directive 88/407/EEC (November 2016)
“For facilities seeking approval for export that are not currently approved for the European Union (EU), please contact your Service Center
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For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock or germplasm whose requirements are not listed in the IREGS, should have the interested party (importer/buyer) in the country of destination apply for an Import Permit at the appropriate ministry. This Import Permit will most likely outline the specific requirements.