Contact Us

Contact Us

Search the USDA knowledge base system, Ask the Expert, to find answers to many of your questions, including contact information.  

Contact a Program or Office:  


Report a suspected plant pest or disease.

Permits (ePermits), Notifications, Petitions

For questions and assistance regarding permit application status, whether or not you need a permit, and regulations and policies concerning allowable imports please contact the appropriate office listed below:

Plants and Plants Products
Phone: 301-851-2046 or
Toll free: 1-877-770-5990

Pest Permits and Noxious Weeds
Phone: 301-851-2046
Toll free: 866-524-5421

Genetically Engineered Organisms
Telephone Number: 301-851-3877
ePermits Technical Support


Exports Call Center: 301-851-3300

Animals Products
Fax Number: 301-734-8226

Live Animals

Select Agents

Organisms and Vectors:

Imports (bring into the U.S. from another country)

Travel with your Pet

Animal Welfare Contacts

Report a concern about animal welfare

Search Active Licensees, Registered Facilities, Annual Reports, and Inspection Reports using the Animal Care Information System (ACIS) Search Tool

Additional Contacts

Additional Information

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