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Regulations on personal effects for citizens who are resident for fewer than 185 days of the year in a European Union country and do not wish to settle permanently in the EU

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Export

Export of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annexes A and B of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97, for personal effects

Export means that parts or derivatives from specimens bred in captivity inside of the European Union or taken from the wild inside of the European Union are to be exported for the first time.

Rules / Required documentation


Re export

Re export of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annex A of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97, for personal effects

Re-export means that the parts or derivatives have already been imported into the European Union at an earlier date in accordance with the legislation in force.

Rules/required documentation

Re export of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annex B of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97, for personal effects

Re-export means that the parts or derivatives have already been imported into the European Union at an earlier date in accordance with the legislation in force.

Rules/required documentation


First import/re import/export/re export

First import/re import of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annexes A, B, C and D, re export of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annexes C and D as well as the export of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annexes C and D of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97, for personal use.

Export means that parts or derivatives from specimens bred in captivity inside of the European Union or taken from the wild inside of the European Union are to be exported for the first time.

Re-import means the import of a previously exported or re-exported specimen back into the European Community.

Re-export means that the parts or derivatives have already been imported into the European Union at an earlier date in accordance with the legislation in force.

Rules / Required documentation

Last Change: 21/01/2015

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