Non-commercial movement of pet animals coming from countries outside the EU
Regulation (EU) No 576/2013, repealing Regulation (EC) No 998/2003, establishes from the 29th December 2014 new sanitary and check conditions related with pet animals travelling to the EU from countries outside the EU.
Animals are checked in Travellers’ Points of Entry (e.g. Airports). For this purpose, to contact in writing the competent authority of the Travellers’ Point of Entry is compulsory, done by the owner/authorized person on behalf of the owner in the 48 hours before the arrival of the animals.
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