Links in the chain
Links in the chain
- Economic operator (Consignor) at the place of origin
- Competent authority in the non EU country (local and central competent authority)
- Competent authorities in the EU, EFTA/EEA countries (border inspection post, local competent authority, regional and central authority)
- Economic operator (Consignee) at the place of destination
"INTRA" – health certificates for trade within the EU
An 'Intra Trade Animal Health' certificate (INTRA) in TRACES, involves EU, EFTA / EEA countries (LVU EU),
Trade is related to animals, animal products, by-products, semen and embryos.
Regulation (EC) No 599/2004
"IMPORT" – veterinary certificates for imports into the EU
The 'Veterinary certificate to EU' certificate (IMPORT) in TRACES, is initiated by a Non EU country (LVU non EU) and must be presented to the Customs Agent. This person is linked to the European Border Inspection Post (BIP) and may initiate a CVEDA or CVEDP certificate based onto this IMPORT certificate.
Trade is related to animals and animal products, by-products, semen and embryos from a non EU country to the EU, EFTA / EEA.
Regulation (EC) No 2007/240
Common veterinary entry document (CVED) type A (for live animals) or P (for animal products)
A Common Veterinary Entry Document for animals (CVEDA) or animal products (CVEDP) in TRACES, is most commonly initiated by the Customs Agent, who is linked to the European Border Inspection Post (BIP).
Such a CVED certificate may also be based upon an IMPORT certificate, already inserted and validated in TRACES by a non EU competent authority. Such a 'cloning' action in TRACES, not only allows to pre-notify the competent authorities involved, but also speeds up the administrative process at the border.
Regulation (EC) No 282/2004 CVEDA
Regulation (EC) No 136/2004 CVEDP
"EXPORT" – certificate for EU exports to Non EU Countries
An Export Health certificate (EXPORT) in TRACES, is initiated by an EU, EFTA / EEA country (LVU EU) and deals with consignments intended for export purposes to a non EU country
Within TRACES, an associated INTRA trade certificates will automatically be initiated whenever the EXPORT certificate concerns an export of live animals transiting through other EU Countries. Such an 'association' in TRACES, not only allows to notify other (EU) competent authorities involved, but also speeds up the administrative process.