Air Force

February 15, 2013

New fees for pets traveling to Germany

Germany has instituted new import fees for animals entering the country from outside the European Union. These fees took effect Feb. 1 and are being charged to cover the costs of examination by a German veterinarian at the port of entry into the country. The new program is in accordance with the EU regulation for the import of animals, and is being done to help prevent the introduction and spread of rabies throughout the European Union.

Key points for pet owners:

The import fee for animals arriving at the Ramstein AFB PAX terminal will be €55 per EU health certificate up to three animals and is payable by credit card only. Pet owners should notify their credit card company of their travel plans to be sure there will be no problems with payment.

The import fee for animals arriving at the Frankfurt International Airport is per animal and can be paid in cash (Euro) or by credit card. The import fees consist of the following:

• Basic fee of €55.

• Pets flying unaccompanied incur an additional €18.

• If owners can prove they were on the same flight as the animal, the fee is reduced to €35.

• On weekends and German holidays the fees are increased by 50 percent.

If pets are flying into another location in Germany you will need to contact the border inspection office at that airport for information.

Pet owners may import a maximum of three pets of one species without an import license; however, the animals must not be going to a new owner. The import of pit bull terriers, American Staffordshire terriers, and Staffordshire bull terriers and their crossbreeds is prohibited.

For more information and assistance with health certificates for pets, call the vet clinic at (623) 856-6354.




All of this week's top headlines to your email every Friday.


 
 

 
Senior Airman
JAMES HENSLEY

F-35 pilot training underway

Senior AirmanJAMES HENSLEY Travis Byrom, Lockheed Martin instructor pilot, briefs students in the first F-35 Lightning II training course before the start of class May 5 at Luke Air Force Base. The students are Lt. Col. Sean Ho...
 
 

Everything I need to know about leadership, I learned …

I am sure you’ve heard of, or even read, Robert Fulgham’s best-selling book, “All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten.” Fulgham’s text resonates with many for the simplicity with which he describes “how to be a person.” Leadership in the 21st century Air Force is a much discussed topic, and one can...
 
 

Which one are you?

Have you ever worked for someone you felt was impossible to deal with? How about someone who you simply tolerated? Or have you worked for someone you actually really wanted to work for? What was your work environment like, and what was the attitude of the people among the different types of bosses? Let’s be...
 

 
Senior Airman 
DEVANTE WILLIAMS

Wild Weasels reunite

Senior AirmanDEVANTE WILLIAMS The Wild Weasels gather for a group photo during their reunion May 1 at Luke Air Force Base. The Wild Weasels were formed during the early days of the Vietnam War. Their mission was to seek out and...
 
 

News Briefs May 15, 2015

Leadership Gold Members of the Profession of Arms Center of Excellence are visiitng Luke to present Dr. John Maxwell’s Leadership Gold, which grows leaders and fosters teamwork, at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 2 in the Navy Operational Support Center, Bldg. 300, Room 412. Open to civilians and all ranks of enlisted and officers....
 
 

AF announces senior selects

The following master sergeants have been selected for promotion to senior master sergeant: 61st Fighter Squadron Heather Hefner 56th Maintenance Group Christian Brandon 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron Paul Branstetter and Brian Leonard 56th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron Andres Vasquez 308th Aircraft Maintenance Unit William Jennings 310th AMU John Taylor 56th Civil Engineer Squadron Tommy C...
 




0 Comments


Be the first to comment!


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>


Directory powered by Business Directory Plugin