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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 which the animal or product will be exported, the area in which your office is located, or the area in which the product is manufactured.

Animal Products

Live Animals


USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature Original Ink
APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature Original Ink

Details: Health certificates require original ink signatures from the issuing USDA Accredited Veterinarian and the endorsing APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer with the application of the APHIS embossed seal. Submissions through the online Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS) cannot be accepted at this time.

Denmark - Summary of Requirements for Live Animals

Denmark is a Member State of the European Union. Denmark accepts English-only health certificates. For species/commodities not listed below, please refer to the European Union website.

Bovine Embryos

  • Bovine embryos: Annex II - In vivo-derived embryos (eligible for intra-Community trade). Bilingual English-Danish - August 2013
  • 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- Danish - August 2013
  • 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- Danish - August 2013

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


  • Canine semen - Health Certificate (bilingual English-Danish) - June 2008


For more information about exporting your pets click here 

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