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

Spain - Summary of Requirements for Animals

Spain 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 62kb)
  • Bovine Embryos Annex IV - Bilingual health certificate: In vitro-derived embryos, conceived using semen coming from an approved semen collection/storage center (excluded from intra-Community trade) - August 2015 (pdf  77kb)

Note: For Spain, in addition to the animal health export certificate, the following zootechnical certificates (both English and Spanish) must accompany bovine embryos collected from pure breed bovines to be used for animals intended to be registered in a European Community herd book :

Annex VI, Commission Decision 96/510/EC, as amended by Commission Decision 2004/186/EC

Bovine Semen

Equine Semen




Reptiles and Amphibians 




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