National Competent Authorities in animal ID

 

The following are the National Competent Authorities for animal identification. Examples of passport for bovine / ovine are also provided

Country Competent authority Address Contact person
and email
Documents
Argentina Servicio Nacional de Sanidad Animal (SENASA) Av. Paseo Colón 367 – C.A.B.A. (C.P.: C1063ACD) Jorge Horacio Dillon Web site: here
Australia National Livestock Identification System Limited PO Box 1961, North Sydney, NSW, 2059, Australia Mick Prendergast Web site: here
Austria Bundesministerium für Land- und
Forstwirtschaft, Umwelt und Wasserwirtschaft
Stubenring 1,  A-1010 Wien Erich Ruetz Example of Passport
Belgium Federal Agency for the Safety of the
Food Chain FASFC), DG Control Policy,
Department Animal Health and  Safety
of Animal Products
Centre administratif Botanique,
Food Safety Center,
Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 55,  B-1000 Bruxelles
Jozef Hooyberghs,
Herman Vanbeckevoort
Present ear tag used
Passport Front & Back 
Passport Front: explanation
Passport (Colour Code)
Brazil Ministério da Agricultura, Pecuária e Abastecimento,
Coordenação Geral de Qualidade, Departamento
de  Desenvolvimento das Cadeias Produtivas
e da  Produção Sustentável, Secretaria de
Mobilidade  Social, do Produtor Rural
e do Cooperativismo
Esplanada dos Ministérios, Bloco D, Anexo B, Sala 212, ZIP Code 70043900, Brasilia Luiz Felipe Ramos Carvalho
Bulgaria National Veterinary Service Pencho Slaveikov 15A blvd.  1606 Sofia Email here,
Dimitrina Novakova,
Georgi Chobanov
Example of passport
Canada Livestock Identification and Traceability program Policy and Programs Branch Canadian Food Inspection Agency, Government of Canada 1400 Merivale Road Tower 1, Floor 4, Room 150, Ottawa, Ontario Eric Aubin Canadian approved indicators
China Dairy Association of China, Dairy Data Center of China Qinghe town, Deshenmenwai street, Beijing City Shaohu Chen
Czech Republic Ministry of Agriculture of the Czech Republic Tesnov 17, 117 05,
Prague 1
Zdenka Prochazkova Example of passport
Cyprus Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and
Environment, Veterinary Services
Athalassa, 1417
Nicosia
Yiola Mpargouli Example of passport
Denmark Danish Veterinary and Food Administration,
Veterinary Service
Mørkhøj Bygade 19,
2860 Søborg
Mette Ingvordsen
(Pigs),
Thorkild Bastholm
(Holdings),
Charlotte Thøgersen
(Cattle),
Katrine Lyngenbo
(Sheep and goats)
Example of passport
Web site: here
Estonia Ministry of Rural Affairs of the Republic
of Estonia, Food Safety Department
Lai tn 39/41, 15056 Tallinn Martin Minjajev
Arvi Raie
Site: here
Example of passport
Finland Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry,
Food Safety Authority Evira
Mustialankatu 3, 00790 Helsinki  Anssi Welling
Matleena Haapa
More information: here
 France Ministère de l’Agriculture, de de l’Agrolalimentaire
et de la Forêt, SDSPA / BICMA : Sous-direction
de la santé et de la protection animales / Bureau
de l’Identification et du contrôle du movement
des animaux
251 rue de Vaugirard,  F-75732 Paris Cedex 15 Pierre Primot
Caroline Cornuau
Example of passport for bovine
Example of passport for ovine
Germany German Ministry of Food and Agriculture,
Department 322 – Animal Health
Rochusstraße 1, 53123 Bonn Barbara Hoffmann Example of passport
Greece Ministry of Rural Development and Food, Directorate
General of Veterinary Services, Directorate of
Veterinary Support, Drugs, Applications
and Animal Welfare
2, Aharnon Street, 101 76, Athens Dimitrios Papaioannou
Thrasivoulos Vitalis
Example of bovine passport
Example of ovine passport
Example of bovine ear tag
Example of bovine register
Hungary National Food Chain Safety Office Keleti K. u.24., H-1024 Budapest Szabolcs Simai,
Lázár Márton,
Renáta Pinter
Example of passport
Iran Ministry of Agriculture Jihad, Center of Animal Breeding and Promotion of Animal Products Meshkin-Dasht Road. 3173913115, Karaj, Tehran Mohammad Reza Molasalehi
Ireland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries
and Food,  NBAS Division
Floor 2 Block 2, Administration
Building, Backweston Campus,
Backweston, Celbridge,
Co. Kildare
Martin Farrell,
Margaret Good
Example of passport
Israel Ministry of Agriculture. Veterinary
Services and Animal Health
Nadav Galon
Italy Ministero del Lavoro, della Salute e delle
Politiche Sociali,  Settore Salute,
Dipartimento per la Sanità Pubblica
Veterinaria, la Nutrizione e la Sicurezza degli
Alimenti,  Direzione Generale della
Sanità Animale e del Farmaco Veterinario,
Ufficio II
Via G. Ribotta 5,  00144 Roma Silvio Borrello
Latvia Ministry of Agriculture Republic of Latvia,
Agriculture Data centre
Republikas laukums 2, Rīga, Latvija, LV 1010 Email: here
Evija Skujina
Example of bovine passport
Example of ovine passport
Lithuania State Food and Veterinary Service Siesikų str. 19, LT-07170 Vilnius-10 Aleksandras Muzikevicius,
Ramunė Adamonienė,
Saulius Kunickis
Example of passport
Luxembourg Ministère de l’Agriculture, de la Viticulture et de la
Protection des consommateurs, Service Sanitel
67, Rue Verte, L-2667  Officer in charge National ID web site
Malta Ministry for Sustainable Development,
Environment and Climate Change
Veterinary and Phytosanitary Regulation
Department
Abattior Square, Albert Town Sergio Fiore Example of passport
Norway Norwegian Food Safety Authority,
Animal Health Dept.
Mattilsynet, Felles postmottak,
Postboks 383, N-2381,
Brumunddal
Karen Johanne Baalsrud
Mexico Secretaria de Agricultura, Ganaderia,
Desarrollo Rural, Pesca y  Alimentación
(SAGARPA- Mexico), Coordinación General de
Ganaderia / Confederación Nacional de
Organizaciones  Ganaderas (CNOG),
Comité Técnico del Sistema Nacional
de Identificación Individual  del
Ganado (SINIIGA)
Av. De las Granjas No. 800 Edif. “C”,
Colonia Santa Catarina, Delegación
Azcapotzalco, México, D.F., CP 02250
Othón Reynoso Campos Example of passport
Morocco Office national de la Sécurité Sanitaire des Produits Alimentaires (ONSSA ) Avenue Hadj Ahmed Cherkaoui, Agdal – Rabat Tél : +212 537 6765;
+212 5 37 68 1351
Fax : +212 537 68 2049
Web site: here
Peru Asociación de Criadores de Ganado Registrado del Perú (ASCRIGAR ) Avenida Garcilazo 198 Cercado Puno, Melgar, Ayaviri Yesenia Almaza Bustinza
Poland Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and
Ministry of Finance, Agency for Restructuring and
Modernisation of Agriculture (ARMA); and
its Department of Animal Registration
Centrala ARiMR ,ul. Poleczki 33, 02-822 Warszawa Pawel Fiedczak,
Joanna Szwast,
Monika Michałowska,
Agnieszka Staniszewska
Example of passport
Web site: here
Portugal Ministério da Agricultura e do Mar, Direção-Geral de
Alimentação e Veterinária, Direção de Serviços
de Proteção Animal, Divisão de
Identificação, Registo e Movimentação Animal
DGAV – Campo Grande nº 50
1300-477 Lisboa; Portugal
Álvaro Mendonça
Pedro Ricardo Nicolau Abrantes Vieira
Example of passport
Romania National Sanitary Veterinary and Food
Safety Authority
Str. Negustori 5, Sector 3
RO-7000 Bucharest
Iulia Delia Cohen,
Ionuţ Carpen
Example of passport
Russia ”National Breeders Union” St. Sadovaya-Spasskaya, 13/2,
107078, Moscow
Natalia Kozlova
Serbia Ministry for agriculture and environmental
protection, Veterinary department,
Group for identification and traceability
of animals
SIV 3 Omladinskih brigada 1,
11 000 noVi Beograd
Zoran Ivanović
Slovak Rep. Ministry of Agriculture. The Breeding Services
of the Slovak Republic,
Farm animals´ central register
Starohájska 29, 852 27 Bratislava Štefan Ryba Example of passport
Slovenia Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry and Food,
Veterinary Division and Plant protection
Dunajska 22, 1000 Ljubljana Marjana Drobnič,
Zlatko Kafel,
Maja Vilfan,
Example of passport
Spain Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentación y
Medio Ambiente,  Dirección General
de Sanidad de la Producción Agraria,
Subdirección General de Sanidad e
Higiene Animal y Trazabilidad
C/Almagro, 33. 1ª y 2ª planta,
28010 Madrid
Email here
Ana Fernandez Martin
Example of passport
South Africa South African Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, The Registrar of Animal Identification Private Bag X250, Pretoria 0002
South Korea Ministry of Agriculture, Food and
Rural Affairs, Animal Products Traceablity
Seojongsi Dasom2ro 94,
Zipcode 30110
Web site here
Cattle and beef traceability act
Sweden The Swedish Board of Agriculture,
Department for Inspection and Control
551 82 Jönköping Anders Elfström,
Michael Engl
Web page and passport here
Switzerland The Federal Department of Economic
Affairs, Education and Research, Federal
Office for Agriculture FOA
Federal Office for Agriculture, Mattenhofstrasse 5, 3003 Bern Yves Schleppi
Taiwan Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taiwan Animal Germplasm Center of TLRI 112 Farm Road, Hsinhua District, Tainan 71246 Ming-Che Wu
The Netherlands

Ministerie van Economische Zaken:

– Ministerie van Economische Zaken
(Economic Affairs), DG AGRO
(responsible for policy)

– RVO.nl-National Enterprice Agency
(responsible for implementation regulations)

  • Postbus 20401,2500EK ‘S-Gravenhage,
    Netherlands (DG AGRO)
  • Postbus 322, 9400 AH, Assen,
    Netherlands (RVO.nl)
H. van der Velde (DG AGRO)
J. Hollen (RVO.nl)
Example of passport
Bovine ear tag
Tunisia Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Ressources
Hydrauliques  et de la Pêche, Office
de l’Elevage et des Pâturages,
(Mohamed Nasri – Directeur Général
and Director  of Genetic improvement
(Mohsen Ben Sassi)
Direction d’Amélioration Génétique
2020 Sidi Thabet
Ben Sassi,
Mohamed Nasri
Turkey Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Livestock, General Directorate of Food and Control Gida Tarim ve Hayvancilik Bakanligi,
Eskisehir Yolu 9. km. Lodumlu, Ankara
Ozhan Turkyilmaz
United Kingdom Department for Environment, Food and
Rural Affairs  (DEFRA), Animal
Health Policy and Implementation
Area 5B, Nobel House, 17 Smith Square,
London, SW1P 3JR, England
Terry Gurnhill Web site here
Ukraine State Agency for Animal Identification
and  Registration (AIPT)
 vul. Sim’yi Khokhlovykh, 15,
com. 406, Kiev, Ukraina
Web site of contacts here
Officer email: here
Web site: here
Uruguay Ministerio de Ganaderia, Agricultura y Pesca, Sistema Nacional de Informacion Ganadera Constituyente 1476,
CP 11.200 Montevideo
Maria Nela Gonzalez Animal health law: here
USA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Veterinary Service, Animal Disease Traceability at USDA Neil Hammerschmidt  Web site here

ICAR, Via Savoia 78, sc. A int. 3, 00198 Rome, Italy - Email: icar@icar.org