International Animal Export Regulations
If you have any questions or concerns regarding these regulations for exporting
animals or animal products to a foreign country, you should contact the APHIS-VS
Area Office in the State from which the animals or products will be exported.
Argentina - Summary of Requirements
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
Note: Cattle and water buffalo from the United
States are currently banned due to a risk of BSE (January 2004)
- Bovine Semen- Fillable Health
certificate - May 2013 (pdf 514kb)
- Bovine Semen- Non Fillable Health Certificate - May 2013 (pdf 442kb)
embryos - Protocol and health certificate- December 2006 (pdf 57kb)
- Equine - Health certificate - September 2012 (pdf 410kb)
- Equine - Health certificate - Temporary exportation for a competition - September 2012 (pdf 406kb)
- Equine Semen - Health certificate - August 2010 (pdf 361kb)
Swine and swine semen from
the United States are currently banned due to a risk of porcine reproduction
and respiratory syndrome.
Poultry and other avian species
Argentina has suspended the import of monkeys and prairie dogs coming from
the United States due to the occurrence of Monkeypox.
- Mustelids - protocol - September 2011 (pdf 17kb)
For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters
wanting to ship livestock whose requirements are not listed above, should
have the interested party (importer/buyer) in the country of destination apply
for an Import Permit at the appropriate ministry. This Import Permit will most
likely outline the specific requirements.