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International Animal Product 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.

Animal Products to Brazil

Brazil has announced that the requirement for health certificates/permits of animal products to be "consularized" no longer exists. This change means that a health certificate issued by the competent authority of the country of origin of the animal product is sufficient.

Brazil requires that an importer must obtain an import permit before attempting to import live animals, animal genetics, microorganisms, animal products or other biological material of animal origin not intended to be used for animal or human consumption.

Guidance on Brazil's process for registering facilities or products is available from USDA Foreign Agricultural Service Brasilia, via email to agbrasilia@usda.gov.

Animals Feeds: Registration Requirements for Feedstuffs - December 2010 (pdf 78kb)

Animals Feeds: Animal feeds and food intended for Aquatic Species - November 2012 (pdf 30kb)

Animals Feeds: Bovine plasma and serum and products for Animal Feeding - April 2013 (pdf 16kb)

Animals Feeds: Dairy Products Destined for Animal Feeding - February 2009 (pdf 14kb)

Animals Feeds: Egg Products Intended for Animal Feeding - October 2008 (pdf 13kb)

Animals Feeds: Extruded Pet Food - March 2013 (pdf 34kb)

Animals Feeds: Feather Meal for Animal Feeding - September 2009 (pdf 15kb)

Animals Feeds: Fish Meal and Oil for Animal Feeding - October 2012 (pdf 35kb)

Animals Feeds: Porcine meals and digests - September 2013 (pdf 40kb)

Animals Feeds: Poultry meals and digests - September 2013 (pdf 38kb)

Animals Feeds: Semi-Moist and Canned Pet Food - February 2014 (pdf 36kb)

Bovine Gelatin (Bovine Bone Derived) - July 2008 (pdf 12kb)

Certain Ruminant Products and Byproducts - July 2008 (pdf 77kb)

Certificate for Fresh Bovine, Ovine, Caprine or Porcine Hides - July 2013 (pdf 24kb)

Dairy for Human Consumption - April 2011 (pdf 11kb)

Fetal bovine serum - December 2013 (pdf 15kb)

Porcine Gelatin Products - February 2011(pdf 78kb)

Scoured wool - February 2013 (pdf 31kb)


Last Modified: June 23, 2014