Importing other animals from GB

Date published: 02 March 2021

Directive 92/65 also referred to as the Balai Directive harmonises the rules and establishes the general animal health conditions applicable to moving some species of animals throughout the EU. The types of animals covered by the Balai directive include elephants, alpacas, zebras, bees, and exotic species of birds.  For many species however, national rules as regards health attestations still apply rather than harmonised EU rules.

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