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.

The table below summarizes the information communicated by Parties to indicate whether they accept such certificates.


Country Certificates of ownership
Certificates of ownership
not accepted
Austria X  
Brazil   X
Canada X  
China   X
Czech Republic   X
Ecuador   X
El Salvador X  
Gabon X  
Germany X
(additional EU document required)
Kuwait X  
Mexico X  
Peru X  
Qatar X  
Suriname X  
Trinidad and Tobago X  
United Arab Emirates X  
Uruguay X  
Viet Nam   X