Customs regulations

Enlarge image Customs information by the Federal Ministry of Finance.

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Rules for pet animals entering the European Union

You are planning to travel to Europe and want to take your pet along? Read here what has to be considered to avoid unpleasant surprises.

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CITES - Protection of species of plants and animals from extinction

Alongside the destruction of habitats, the economic exploitation of animals and plants is one of the greatest dangers facing the animal and plant worlds. The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, in short the Washington Convention, is a legally binding international agreement dating from 1973 to protect endangered species of animals and plants. It is also known internationally as CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species.

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Regulations for the import of Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora to the European Union

Here you will find detailed information about the regulations of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), advice on application procedures in relation with CITES, the import of hunting trophies and much more.

Customs regulations

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Please note

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The Embassy can only provide limited information on customs matters. For all questions concerning customs please visit the website of the German Customs Administration.

Taxation and Customs Union

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Please follow the link to find information on taxation and the customs union by the European Commission.