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The VMD web services will be unavailable from Saturday 17-Sunday 18 August

Web services, such as the Special Imports System and Adverse Event Reporting will be unavailable due to essential electrical maintenance.

SIS online

The following online application services will be unavailable:

Special Import Ceritifcates

Special Treatment Certificates

You should obtain an import certificate in advance if you think you will need to import/use an imported medicine during this period.

In urgent cases you may purchase and use an imported veterinary medicine prior to obtaining a certificate from the VMD. This is a special dispensation which only applies to the VMD online system during this maintenance period. You should obtain an import certificate retrospectively as soon as possible.

Research Import Certificates

Export Certificates

Microchip Adverse Event Reporting

Animal Adverse Reaction Reporting

Human Adverse Reaction Reporting

The following online information service will be unavailable:

Product Information Database

Along with access to the following Registers:

  • Register of SQP Retailer Premises
  • Register of SQPs
  • List of Accredited Internet Retailers
  • Register of Specific Manufacturing Authorisations

The systems will be operational again by Monday 19 August.

The VMD apologises for any inconvenience.

Published 15 August 2019