Alert - Effective October 1, 2012, Veterinary Service's National Center for Import and Export will be increasing the cost of user fees it charges for providing import and export activity services.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), Veterinary Services (VS), National Center for Import and Export (NCIE) ePermits system is a web-based system that allows users to submit permit applications, track applications, apply for renewals and amendments, and receive a copy of the permit – all while online. Users are required to sign up for an eAuthentication account to access ePermits; however, once you receive you eAuth id and password, it provides a centralized authentication service for all web-based services across the federal government.
VS will continue to offer both a manual process and the on-line ePermits system to our users. We encourage you to take advantage of the ePermits option. This will help to expedite the entire permitting process and enable users to track the status of their permits, confirm receipt, and easily renew existing permits.
CLICK HERE IF YOU WISH TO IMPORT FOOD PRODUCTS FOR HUMAN CONSUMPTION
VS 16-3 - Application for Permit to Import Controlled Material or Transport Organisms or Vectors or Animal Products and By-Products
Apply by Mail or Fax:
Print the appropriate form(s) and send by mail or fax (for non eAuthenticated users):
VS 16-3 - Application for Permit to Import Controlled Material or Transport Organisms or Vectors or Animal Products and By-Products, General Instruction, Canada Meat Instructions
Contact Information - List of telephone numbers, fax numbers, and mailing addresses
Last Modified: September 18, 2012