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USDA Animal Travel Info

Traveling from a foreign country with your pet can be time-consuming and complicated without using the right tools and following the right process.

USDA Veterinarian License Lookup

A veterinarian with USDA accreditation is one who has completed the required training from the National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP) in the state(s) in which they are licensed to practice veterinary medicine.

Take Your Pet from the U.S. to a Foreign Country

Traveling with a pet to a foreign country can be a time-consuming and complex process that requires some careful preparation.

Travel with a Pet from State to State

When you travel with a pet, the destination you are headed to may have specific requirements regarding animal health inspections and certificates.

Interstate Movement of Cattle, Horses, Swine, Sheep and Goats

There are various requirements mandated by the USDA concerning the interstate movement of cattle, horses, swine, sheep, and goats. Below we cover a very brief summary of these requirements.

Issuing Interstate Animal Movement Documents

Certificates of veterinarian inspection (CVI) are required for the travel and transport of pets from state to state (and sometimes within a state).

International Animal Movement

The movement of animals internationally from the United States to a foreign country occurs through a partnership between USDA APHIS Veterinarian Services and a clinical veterinarian.

Common Problems Observed on Certificates for Live Animal Movement

Certificates of veterinary inspection (CVI), also called health certificates, are used to legally transport animals across states or internationally.

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