Due to the health emergency caused by the epidemic of COVID-19, and in view of the evolution of the situation generated by its transmission and attending to the recommendations issued by the different Health Administrations, the Board of the European Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (EAVLD), according to the Organizing Committee, has determined the postponement of the celebration of the 6th EAVLD Congress, urging responsibility and prudence in this extraordinary situation. The Congress will be held in Seville on October 25-27, 2021.