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Please read the following information carefully as it contains important details on pet transport to Netherlands.

1. Statutory authority

Pursuant to section 60 of the Animal Products Act 1999, I notify the following overseas market access requirements, entitled Non-Commercial Dogs and Cats to the Belgium, Croatia. Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain.

This notice takes effect from date of signing.

Dated at Wellington on this 4th day of December 2006.

Signed: Karen Sparrow
Manager Exports
Pre-Clearance Directorate
MAF Biosecurity New Zealand
(pursuant to delegated authority)

2. Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain Requirements

Dogs and cats exported from New Zealand to Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, The Netherlands, Portugal and Spain must comply with the import requirements of the Belgium, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, the Netherlands, Portugal and Spain listed in this notice as follows:

2.1 The certificate must be in English and well as the language of the importing country.

2.2 An official veterinarian of New Zealand must certify the following:

2.2.1 A microchip is implanted in the animal; (number, location, and date of implant)

2.2.2 The animal has been vaccinated against rabies; (manufacturer and name of vaccine, batch number, vaccination date, validity). The animal must be 3 months old at the time of rabies vaccination.

2.2.3 The export certificate must be accompanied by supporting documentation, or a certified copy of it, including vaccination details. This documentation must bear identification details of the animals concerned.

2.3 The animal must be first microchipped and then vaccinated against rabies.

2.4 The animal can only be exported 21 days after the rabies vaccination.

3. Revocations

OMAR B DOMANIEC.CRO 03.04.03 – non-commercial dogs and cats to Croatia, is revoked and replaced by this OMAR notification.

4. Definitions

For the purposes of this document:

Any term or expression that is defined in the Animal Products Act 1999 and used, but not defined in this document, has the same meaning as in this Act.

Explanatory note

This OMAR is based on the EU regulations 998/2003.

Additional Information on OMAR Notification:

DOMANIEC.BEL, DOMANIEC.CRO, DOMANIEC.CZE DOMANIEC.DEN, DOMANIEC.FRA, DOMANIEC.GER, DOMANIEC.GRE, DOMANIEC.HUN, DOMANIEC.ITA, DOMANIEC.LAT, DOMANIEC.NET, DOMANIEC.POR, DOMANIEC.SPA 04.12.06

1. No import permit is required.

2. If the microchip does not comply with ISO standard 11784 or Annex A to ISO standard 11785, the owner or exporter responsible on behalf of the owner must provide the necessary means for reading the microchip at inspection in the importing country.

3. The export certificate is only valid for 4 months after the official vet has signed the certificate or until the expiry date of the vaccine, whichever is earlier.

4. Portugal does not allow entry of the following breeds (purebreds or crossbreds) for commercial purposes or dogs being transferred to another owner:

  • Fila Brasiliero
  • Dogue Argentino
  • Pit bull terrier
  • Rottweiller
  • American Staffordshire terrier
  • Staffordshire bull terrier
  • Tosa inu

The above dogs (with no commercial purpose) can be imported into Portugal if accompanied by their owner(s). However, they must be desexed after a period of four months in Portugal.

Section 61.A of the Animal Products Amendments Act 2005 states that ‘The Crown is not liable, and nor is the Director-General or any employee of the Ministry liable, for any loss arising through the refusal or failure of the relevant authority of an overseas market to admit export animal material or animal product to that market’.