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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.

Peru - Summary of Requirements


Informative notes:

When exporting animals or poultry to Peru, you should request an import permit from SENASA prior to the exportation.

Alpacas and Llamas

Effective December 24, 2003, cattle from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE.


Poultry and Other Avian Species

Informative notes:

When exporting animals, germplasm or poultry to Peru, please remember to request an import permit from SENASA prior to exportation. Without an import permit, the shipment will not be allowed in the country.

Sheep and Goats

Effective December 24, 2003, sheep from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE


Wild Ruminants

Effective December 24, 2003, cervids from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE

Zoo Animals

  • Giraffes - Protocol - April 2009 (pdf 24kb)

Other Information

For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock or germplasm whose requirements are not listed in the IREGS, 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.


Last Modified: May 22, 2014