Bosnia-Herzegovina

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 product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products

Live Animals


Bosnia-Herzegovina - Summary of Requirements for Animals

SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE

Bovine

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)

NOTE: Facilities not currently approved for export to the EU who wish to export bovine semen or in vivo bovine embryos to Bosnia & Herzegovina, should contact their local Veterinary Services Service Center for additional information.

Bovine Embryos

  • Bovine embryos, Annex II- Health certificate for in vivo-derived embryos collected in accordance with Council Directive 89/556/EEC - August 2013 (pdf 48kb)
  • List of EU-approved bovine embryo collection and production teams (click on "United States" at bottom of the page)

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)
  • 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 - November 2011 (pdf 42kb)
  • Bovine Semen Model 3 - Health certificate for imports into and transits through the EU of bovine semen dispatched from a semen storage center
  • Council Directive - 88/407/EEC - September 2011 (pdf 137kb)
  • List of EU-approved bovine semen collection centers and bovine semen storage centers (click on "United States" at bottom of the page


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.





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