1) Zoo birds

destined for a body, institute or centre, such as a zoo or laboratory, approved according to Directive 92/65/EEC: model health certificate divo012001 (guarantees are required for diseases to whom birds are susceptible, according to Annex A & B to Directive 92/65/EEC). For a list of approved establishments: select ‘Bodies, institutes and centres'. 

2) Monkeys

destined for a body, institute or centre, such as a zoo or laboratory, approved according to Directive 92/65/EEC: model health certificate diaa012001 (guarantees are required for diseases to whom monkeys are susceptible, according to Annex A & B to Directive 92/65/EEC). 

3) Exotic ungulates

e.g. elephants, rhinos, hippos, camels, giraffes, deer, antelopes & tapirs

Imports of ungulates of the species listed in Tables 1, 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Annex VI to Regulation (EU) no. 780/2013 with destination an approved body, institute or centre, into the Netherlands is not possible due to the fact that the Netherlands hasn’t established a list of bodies, institutes and centres in third countries of origin from which the introduction of ungulates into its territory may be authorised.

4) Other animals not specifically mentioned in Directive 92/65/EEC

  • Mammals (e.g. marsupials, rodents, lagomorphs and carnivores such as minks and foxes): model health certificate diod012001. According to Commission Decision 2003/459/EC the import of prairie dogs (Cynomys sp.)from the USA and the import of rodents of non-domestic species and squirrels from third countries of the African sub-Saharan region, is prohibited. 
  • Animals other than mammals (e.g. reptiles, amphibians and live insects such as grasshoppers): a veterinary document issued by the competent Authority in the country of origin mentioning the species (including the scientific name), the number and the origin of the animal(s). The document should also mention that the animal(s) is (are) fit to travel.