1.   Customs requirements concerning cargo and other articles

1.1.  The pilot-in-command of any aircraft engaged in international flight operations, when landing at an aerodrome in Hungary, shall submit a Manifest (of Cargo and Mail). In the Manifest, the number of disembarking passengers and the discharged cargo shall also be shown.
1.2.  In the case of a non-commercial landing, a NIL Manifest shall also be submitted to the Customs Office.

2.   Agricultural quarantine requirements

3.   Veterinary Hygiene requirements

3.1.  Air carriage of living animals, products of animal origin and products susceptible to the spread of animal disease may be carried by air only when in possession of a valid official veterinary certificate (preferably issued not earlier than 48 hours in advance of the flight) and issued in bilingual form, one of the State of origin and the other Hungarian.

In case of import, (with the exception of living animals kept for pleasure and not offered for resale) an import licence of the Ministry of Agriculture and Regional Development is also needed which will specify the terms of import, the place of quarantine, etc. The estimated time of arrival shall be notified to the Veterinary Hygiene Office (VHO) of the Border Inspection Points (BIP) within 48 hours in advance of the flight. The cost of the official veterinary border inspection is chargeable at the time.

In case of certain animals and products of animal origin export and/or import CITES certificate is also required. The import CITES certificate is issued by the Ministry of Agriculture.

The VHO runs a continuous service at Budapest Liszt Ferenc International Airport. Further information may be obtained on the phone numbers given in GEN 1.1 para 7.

Air carriage of animals shall take place in containers, cages or compartments, which shall be safely fastened.

In order to avoid the effects of extraordinary high or low temperatures and extensive fluctuations in air pressure, appropriate precautions shall be taken and appropriate ventilation is to be provided, taking the species of animals into consideration.

Tools are to be provided for unavoidable emergency slaughter, considering animal wellfare regulations, on board of the aircraft.