Vet Sentry
eCVIs that are fully searchable

Search on these popular search fields:

  • Certificate Number
  • Certificate Date
  • Consignor
  • Consignee
  • Veterinarian Number
  • Official Animal ID or Animal Identification Number(s)
  • Consignee Address
  • Consignor Address
  • Animal Species
  • Number of head in the movement
  • Purpose of the movement, sale, breeding, show

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Veterinary Inspection

Vet Sentry eCVIs

Simple to use and easy to understand!

  • The same look and feel as paper form CVI's

  • Easy to tab from box to box and enter information

  • Auto fills of important information, such as vet name, address and date.

  • Highlighted fields must be filled in, no missing important information

Vet Sentry eCVIs

* Usability * Readability * Traceability *

Vet Sentry eCVIsVet Sentry is an easy to use on-line electronic Animal Health Certificate. It has the same look and feel as your current paper Health Certificate but with an easy to use web interface. Complete your certificates on-line by using a standard Windows internet connected computer or Smart Phone.

Vet Sentry utilizes the Adobe PDF Reader as a foundation for filling in the form fields. Vet Sentry features auto generated certificate numbers, drop down boxes and check boxes, making the certificate very user friendly.

The on-line Health Certificate is completed by a Veterinarian in the field using an internet connected laptop, desktop computer or smart windows mobile PDA.

The Veterinarian will fill in the required fields to complete the certificate with standard text, check boxes and date pickers. They can also import data such as Animal IDs using standard Excel formated spread sheets. Upon completion and review, the certificate is converted into an Archival Quality PDF Image.

Newly Added Features:

Clerk Feature: Have an office staff fill out and complete your eCVIs and place them in your private "HOLD" queue. You can than log in and submit your previously filled out eCVIs.

eCVI Revisions: Need to revise a previously completed eCVI, no problem. You can now revise a eCVI and all versions of the eCVI are kept on file.

On Hold queue: Starting and finishing a eCVI is easy. Get interrupted, no problem. You can now place your eCVI "On Hold" and finish it at a later time.

For the Veterinarian

Vet Sentry was built with the Veterinarian in mind.

At the end of a long day of working the herd, you want an easy to use, simple and straight forward electronic form.

No jumping from web page to web page and no complicated software to install.

Have hundreds of animals on a electronic CVI, no problem!

Once you have completed the form it will automatically be forwarded to the consignor and consignee states. Plus you will receive a copy as well!


Frequently Asked Questions


A certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) is a valuable tool that helps to provide health information about an animal that is traveling. The eCVI is an electronic form of this health certificate. It is typically required by federal and state organizations that help to provide documentation that an animal was inspected and found to be safe and meets all regulations within the state.

Many states are moving to an electronic certificate number as a way to manage a health certificate for an animal. This is commonly required when an animal will be traveling over state lines. It may be required at the federal or state level in many cases and helps to show that the animal was inspected and meets regulations.

AnThe cost of an eCVI certification is dependent on the rates charged by the issuing organization. VetSentry eCVIs are $2.85 with no upfront or monthly fees. This can change from one organization to the next. It is a good idea to request information about the costs associated with the eCVI inspection certificate before accepting it or paying for it.

Veterinarians complete a health certificate to show that an animal meets the regulations in the state. An eCVI is an electronic version of a health certificate for this. They provide the same information and are typically accepted equally amount those that are issuing them.

Completing an eCVI is a necessary step in planning the travel of an animal over state lines or internationally. Your vet can provide insight into this. You may also get help for it from an animal shipping company that may manage the process and offer guidance to you on obtaining the necessary eCVI to ensure the animal can travel.