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Export of Fur-bearing animals, Rabbits, Dogs and Cats to the Customs Territory of Eurasian Economic Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia)

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Effective immediately the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan have imposed temporary restrictions on the import of all live rodents. Until further notice, the Veterinary Health Certificate cannot be used for the export of live rodents to Russia or Kazakhstan.

Please note that the Eurasian Economic Union (Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia) has changed its import requirements as of May 1, 2015. The Canadian International Health Certificate is no longer accepted and has been replaced by a Veterinary Health Certificate for fur-bearing animals, rabbits, dogs and cats exported from Canada to the customs territory of the Eurasian Economic Union – PDF (612 kb)

Notes on completing the Veterinary Health Certificate:

Article 1.4

Article 2.2

Article 2.3

Article 2.4

The Veterinary Health Certificate for the Eurasian Economic Union contains only a signature block for the official (CFIA) veterinarian. A private veterinarian is recommended to:

Both certificates should be brought and endorsed at the CFIA District Office. The CFIA District Veterinarian will complete the second certificate based on the document signed by the private veterinarian. If only one certificate is prepared, a fee may be applied to issue and sign the official export certificate.

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