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).

Animal Products

Live Animals

Netherlands - Summary of Requirements

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


Bovine Embryo

  • Netherlands will accept English-only health certificate on the European Union website.

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 (pdf 49kb)

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