Import (query)

To prevent animal diseases being brought into the country, various conditions have to be satisfied when importing animals, animal products and foodstuffs. These depend on the country of origin. Trade in wild animals and protected plants is regulated by permits.



It is currently unclear what status the United Kingdom will have after leaving the European Union on 31 January 2020. In the event of an exit without agreement, the import conditions for third countries will apply from 1 February 2020.



The import database assists you in the commercial importation of animals, animal products, foods and plants. Select the appropriate criteria to obtain details of the import conditions.

The FSVO accepts no responsibility for the completeness and accuracy of this information.

Last modification 29.10.2019

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