User Fees - Charges for Health Certificate Endorsement

User Fees - Charges for Health Certificate Endorsement

USER FEES FOR APHIS ENDORSEMENT OF INTERNATIONAL PET HEALTH CERTIFICATES

All current User Fees can be found in §130.20 of the 9CFR “User Fees for Endorsing Export Certificates.”
The below chart provides information specifically related to fees for APHIS endorsement of a certificate or document associated with the international movement of a pet from the United States to a foreign country. The fees highlighted in yellow in the left column apply to each certificate APHIS endorses; the right column provides an explanation of when the various fees are charged. These fees are separate from the fees your veterinarian may charge to issue the certificate or document that APHIS needs to endorse.

Please note: APHIS does not charge endorsement User Fees for service animals (dogs) belonging to individuals with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Although APHIS recognizes the importance of all animals in their owners’ lives, we do charge User Fees to endorse health certificates for emotional support animals and any other animal not officially covered by the ADA.
Clients are strongly encouraged to work with their local APHIS Veterinary Services Endorsement Office with any questions about your pet’s travel or the User Fees associated with APHIS endorsement.

USER FEE CHART:
Fees are based on the number of tests required by the destination country
and the number of animals on a certificate or other export document.

ALL ENDORSEMENT FEES ARE CHARGED PER CERTIFICATE/ DOCUMENT.

Number of tests and number of animals on the certificate

User Fee

Fee Explanation

No tests
(other endorsements or certifications)

 

If a country ONLY requires vaccinations, the fee is $38 per certificate regardless of the number of animals on the certificate.

   Any number of animals

$38.00

1-2 tests

 

If a country requires any testing (rabies titer or other disease testing), the exact fee is determined by the number of tests USDA is required to verify for each animal on the same certificate. The fee will be between $121 and $173 for the first animal on a certificate. Each additional animal on the same certificate will cost $7-14 depending upon the number of tests.

   First animal

$121.00

   Each additional animal

$7.00

3-6 tests

 

   First animal

$150.00

   Each additional animal

$12.00

7 or more tests

 

   First animal

$173.00

   Each additional animal

$14.00


Form of Payment Accepted (may vary by office)

  • Check or Money Order- payable to the USDA

  • Credit or Debit Cards

  • **Cash- cash is generally not accepted- please contact your local APHIS Veterinary Services office and ask if they accept cash.

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