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.
Taiwan - Summary of Requirements
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
All live animals, semen, and embryos that are required to undergo testing for specific animal diseases prior to export may be required by Taiwan law to have both a sample and test date listed on the health certificate.
A VS 17-6 form should accompany shipments of day-old chicks and hatching eggs.
Taiwan does not allow movement of birds through any country/zone considered affected with high pathogenic avian influenza. This ban currently includes China and Hong Kong.
For additional information visit the Bureau of Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine web site.
Sheep and Goats
(including pigeons,parrots, eagles and other birds of flight)
Taiwan will not accept health certificates generated on State health certificate forms.
Note: Rabbits of Genus Lepus are not allowed entry
Note: For endorsement of health certificates of aquatic animals intended for human consumption, please contact National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)- Seafood inspection Program at 800-422-2750 or for more information visit their web-site at http://www.seafood.nmfs.noaa.gov/
Note: Sample health certificates are required to be used
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.