Other pets covered by Regulation (EU) 576/2013
Other pet animals than dogs, cats, ferrets and birds are according to Regulation (EU) 576/2013:
- Invertebrates (except bees and crustaceans)
- Ornamental tropical fish
If the movement of the pet is conditional to the owners need to move, import to Denmark is allowed on the following conditions:
Non-commercial import from the EU and certain third countries
There are no common EU regulations nor Danish orders regulating animal health import requirements for these groups of pet animals. Therefore, they may be imported freely for non-commercial purposes to Denmark from other EU Member States including Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Vatican City State.
Non-commercial import from third countries
According to Regulation (EC) 998/2003 only five or less pet animals from the above mentioned groups may be imported for non-commercial purposes to Denmark from third countries other than Andorra, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Norway, San Marino and Vatican City State.
Pet animals not covered by Regulation (EU) 576/2013
Pets of species that are not covered by Regulation (EU) 576/2013 may be imported for non-commercial purposes to Denmark from the EU and third countries in compliance with the import requirements:
Carnivores other than dogs, cats and ferrets - La 23,0-2158
Insectivores - La 23,0-2111
Marsupials - La 23,0-2109
There is a ban on import of apes and monkeys into Denmark.
Only zoos may be allowed to import apes and monkeys and it will require an import permit from the Danish Veterinary and Food Administration.
Import directly into Denmark from third countries may only take place at one of these traveller's point of entry:
Border Inspection Post, Kastrup at Copenhagen Airport
Phone: +45 72 27 64 40
Border Inspection Post, Billund at Billund Airport
Phone: +45 72 27 69 00