If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, animal products, or to obtain a zoosanitary certificate for an animal product, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from where the product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).
Ecuador - Summary of Requirements for Animals
To be able to export animals, semen or embryos to Ecuador, an import permit must be obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture of Ecuador. This import permit must be presented to the Accredited Veterinarian and/or to the AVIC office in the corresponding State before starting the testing process of the animals.
Health certificates for animals, animal semen and animal embryos imported into Ecuador must be typed or done by a word processor.
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
Effective December 29, 2003, live cattle from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE
Bovine Semen - Protocol and Health Certificate - August 2014 (pdf 49kb)
Bovine Embryo - Protocol and health Certificate- July 2013 (pdf 214kb)
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.