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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.

Hungary - Summary of Requirements for Live Animals

Hungary 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.

Bovine Embryos

  • Bovine embryos, Annex II - Health certificate for in vivo derived embryos collected in accordance with Council Directive 89/556/EEC - January 2013 (pdf 107kb)

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
  • Bovine semen Model 3:  Health certificate for imports into and transits through the EU of bovine semen dispatched from a semen storage center,  


NOTE: If the reptile, rodent or amphibian is not traveling on the same plane as the owner, the owner must provide a letter to the transport broker or airline pet services authorizing the aircraft staff to be responsible for the reptile, rodent or amphibian en route to Hungary, and also stating that the owner will resume responsibility for the pet upon arrival in Hungary.

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