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Border inspection post: import of food, feed and products of animal origin

Procedure

Registration of consignments from third countries with CVED/GVDE/GDE, BL (Bill of Lading) as well as valid health certificate and, if necessary, laboratory results
A documentary check is carried out and, depending on the product, a presentation for identity control and physical inspection takes place. The results are recorded in the CVED / CVED and a decision is taken on the eligibility for import (import permit, import under certain conditions, rejection).

Legal bases

More information

Special provisions for personal travel: The import of food of animal origin from countries outside the EU is largely prohibited.
The border inspection posts in Bremen, Bremerhaven and Cuxhafen are not approved for the clearance of live animals from third countries. There is also no border control point at Bremen Airport.