Scope / conditions
The import provisions apply to animals, semen, egg cells and embryos traded commercially between licensed zoos, animal parks or scientific institutes (under the terms of Article 2 para. 2 letter C of Directive 92/65/EEC).
Under the bilateral agreements between the EU and Switzerland, the animals must comply with the requirements of Directive 92/65/EEC.
The establishments of origin and destination must additionally be licensed in accordance with the criteria in Annex C (see also below under "More information").