Temporary admission of horses

You can use the temporary admission procedure to import horses from outside the European Union (EU). If you use this procedure you may have to provide security or pay your duty on deposit. You can reclaim this when you re-export your horses.

Rules on temporary admission of horses

There are general rules for temporary admission regarding:

  • goods remaining unchanged
  • identification
  • security
  • time allowed
  • import and re-export procedures
  • and
  • prohibitions and restrictions.

You will find further information in Temporary import and export of horses.