Bird flu (Avian influenza) in several EU countries, mandatory additional C&D transport vehicles in The Netherlands
08-11-2023 | 15:05
Due to the outbreak of contagious (highly pathogenic) bird flu (HPAI) in Bulgaria, Denmark, Italy, Croatia, Hungary, Luxembourg, Poland and Romania, transport vehicles for poultry or hatching eggs which return or enter from these EU risk countries to The Netherlands require additional cleansing and disinfection (C&D) immediately after entering The Netherlands.
African swine fever (ASF) in Croatia, mandatory additional Cleansing & Disinfection transport vehicles in The Netherlands
29-06-2023 | 18:50
Due to the outbreak of African swine fever (ASF) in Croatia transport vehicles for ungulates (pigs, cattle, sheep, goats and deer) that return or enter from Croatia to The Netherlands require additional cleansing and disinfection (C&D) immediately after entering The Netherlands.
Information for refugees coming from Ukraine and Russia with their pets
16-06-2023 | 11:41
Refugees and EU expats who are hastily travelling to the Netherlands from Ukraine or Russia with their pets will find themselves faced with import regulations for their animals. These EU import regulations are in place to prevent animals bringing in rabies, a dangerous disease. As a result of the acute emergency situation, it has been agreed at EU level that import requirements will be enforced flexibly when it comes to the pets of refugees and EU expats from these two countries. This does not apply to pets whose owner has remained behind.