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Notice: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting 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 product will be exported, the area in which your office is located, or the area in which the product is manufactured.

Animal Products to Turkey

General Requirements of Turkey - January 2017 (pdf 98kb)

Avian Influenza Bans - August 2022 (pdf 292kb)

Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) Requirements - December 2009 (pdf 43kb)

Commodity Specific Information

 Animal By-Products for Use in Pet Food (See Pet food (animal-origin))

 Animal feed materials (non-animal origin)

Dairy - Lactose for pharmaceutical use

Dairy - milk and milk-based products for human consumption

  • General information - August 2018 (pdf 61kb) 
  • Certificate for dairy products (other than lactose for pharmaceutical purposes) exported under HS codes other than 04.01, 04.02, 04.03, 04.04, 04.05, 04.06, 17.02, 19.01, 21.02, 21.05, 21.06, 28.35, 35.01, 35.02, 35.04 - August 2018 (pdf 133kb)

Egg Products - October 2008 (pdf 20kb)

Fresh or chilled hides 

Gelatin & Gelatin Capsules

Human food - (items other than dairy or gelatin intended for human consumption) - October 2008 (pdf 10kb)

Pet food (animal-origin)
*Product certified on or after May 15, 2022 must utilize the below certificates. Products using the older versions of the canned pet food, dog chews, or processed (other than canned) pet food certificates will be rejected by Turkish officials.*

Poultry By-Product Meal - April 2009 (pdf 200kb)

Rendered meals (other than poultry by-product meal) - April 2009 (pdf 11kb)

Treated hides - July 2003 (pdf 152kb) [Consignments certified before July 30, 2022]

Treated hides [Consignments certified anytime]

Wool Treated - July 2003 (pdf 146kb)

Wool Untreated - July 2003 (pdf 145kb) [Consignments certified before July 30, 2022]

Wool Untreated - July 2022 (pdf 465kb) [Consignments certified anytime]

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