It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements.
The consignment must be accompanied by an official health certificate.
Refer to the Department’s websites for current information about exporting animals (including any suspensions).
- Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.
The shipment must be accompanied by a veterinary health certificate, in English, signed and approved by a government certified veterinary doctor.
The following requirements are based on a permit issued by the State of Israel Veterinary Services and Animal Health in 2019 for live fish and gametes.
IV National fish health status
Based on the official health surveillance scheme employing laboratory tests of susceptible species, is the country, zone and aquaculture establishment considered to be free of:
|Epizootic haematopoietic necrosis|
|Infectious haematopoietic necrosis|
Oncorhunchus masou virus disease|
|Spring viraemia of carp|
|Infectious Pancreatic Necrosis|
|Other serious diseases (to be specified)|
The last inspection was performed on (date)__________________
I, the undersigned hereby certify that:
The abovementioned consignment originates from a: Country, Zone, Aquaculture establishment subjected to official health surveillance according to the procedures described in the OIE Diagnostic Manual for Aquatic Animal Diseases and that the country, Zone or Aquaculture establishment identified in Section II is officially recognised as free from the pathogens causing the disease listed in the Code, as identified in Part IV above.
No unexplained mortality has been observed during the three months prior to shipment
No other diseases/pathogens have been detected
The following diseases/pathogens have been detected during the past two years (give dates);
There has been no outbreak of infectious or reportable fish disease in the premises of origin or within a radius of 20 kms around them during the 40 days prior to export.
Fish ova were treated with 25 ppm iodine for 30 min. or 50 mg iodine for 15 min.
Date __________________ name and title of signatory
Place __________________ Signature __________________
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