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VMD web services will be unavailable on 25 March 2017

Web services, such as the Special Imports System, will be unavailable due to essential maintenance from 7am to 3pm on Saturday 25th March.

Special Import Site

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 services will be unavailable:

Product Information Database

The systems should be operational again from 3pm on Saturday 25th March, but we have been warned that there is a chance it could take longer. The VMD apologises for any inconvenience.

Published 22 March 2017