Hunting (wildlife) and fisheries

Hunting - Protected animals and animal products

The permit obligation and the border veterinary inspection upon import, export, and transit are governed by the Ordinance on Species Protection. This ordinance protects certain mammals and bird species, i.e.

  • living and dead animals
  • body parts and products of these animals.

The permit office is the

Bundesamt für Lebensmittelsicherheit und Veterinärwesen BLV
Schwarzenburgstrasse 155
3003 Bern
Tel. 0041 58 463 30 33

Fisheries

Import: With a permit from the Federal Food Safety and Veterinary Office (FSVO), you may import the following from abroad (including transboundary waters):

  • live food fish and crabs
  • stock (eggs, spawn, juveniles, fry) 

The permit office is the

Bundesamt für Lebensmittelsicherheit und Veterinärwesen BLV
Schwarzenburgstrasse 155
3003 Bern
Tel. 0041 58 463 30 33

Export and transit are not subject to such measures.

https://www.ezv.admin.ch/content/ezv/en/home/information-individuals/animals-and-plants/hunting--wildlife--and-fisheries.html