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  • Bringing animals from third countries to the territory of the European Union (dogs, cats and ferrets)

    The Consulate General of the RP in Toronto kindly informs you that the issues of bringing animals from third countries to the EU are regulated by: The Regulation EC  no. 998/2003 of the European Parliament and Council of 26 May 2003 as regards the health requirements applicable to the non-commercial movement of domestic animals, which amended the Council's Directive 92/65/EEC, and the Commission's Decision of 18 February 2004, made on its basis, which lays down a sample of a health certificate for non-commercial movement of dogs, cats and ferrets from third countries (2004/203/EC).  In accordance with the provisions of the above Directive, effective October 12, 2004, a veterinary certificate is required for the admission by the Member States of the non-commercial entry of dogs, cats and ferrets from third countries, a sample of this certificate is an enclosure to the above named Directive (veterinary certificate).

    Additional information is available in the General Veterinary Inspectorate, address of the webpage:


    Address of the Inspectorate:    


    Państwowy Instytut Weterynaryjny
    Al. Partyzantów 57
    24-100 Puławy
    Tel. 011 48 81 886 30 511


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