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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.


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Animal Products to Iceland

Product Registration Requirements

Importers in Iceland must be registered for the import of most animal-origin products. The importer must also register the product with the pertinent government authorities in Iceland. U.S. exporters should consult with their prospective importers regarding registration requirements.

Language requirement for Certificates

Iceland will accept English only certificates. They do not require English certificates to be bilingual.

Animal by-products (including pet food) - March 2012 (pdf 11kb)

Milk and milk-based products for human consumption - February 2003 (pdf 27kb)

Passenger baggage (including fishing gear and riding clothes/boots/equipment) - June 2012 (pdf 12kb)



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