Certificates of ownership

Resolution Conf. 10.20 (Frequent cross-border movements of personally owned live animals) allows for the issuance of a certificate of ownership to the personal owner of a legally acquired live animal who wishes to travel to other States with the animal as a personal or household effect. At the request of the United Arab Emirates, the Secretariat issued Notification to the Parties No. 2018/036 on 18 April 2018 inviting Parties to inform the Secretariat whether or not they accept certificates of ownership for personally owned live animals in accordance with the provisions of the Convention and Resolution Conf. 10.20 on Frequent cross-border movement of personally owned live animals.

The table below summarizes the information communicated by Parties earlier or in response to the Notification 2018/036 indicating whether they accept such certificates. Parties are invited to inform the Secretariat of any change or correction to the information below at any time.

Country Certificates of ownership
accepted
Certificates of ownership
not accepted
Austria X  
Brazil   X
Canada X  
Chile X (provided other legislation is complied with)  
China   X
Czech Republic   X
Ecuador   X
El Salvador X  
Gabon X  
Georgia X  
Germany X
(additional EU document required)
 
Japan   X
Kuwait X  

Mexico

 

X

 
Netherlands

X
(provided possession is legal in NL)

 
Peru X  
Qatar X  
Slovakia  X  
Suriname X  
Thailand   X
Trinidad and Tobago X  
United Arab Emirates X  
United Kingdom X  
Uruguay X  
Viet Nam   X