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Shipping Specimens to FADDL

US-Origin Shipments

PRIORITY A, 1 OR 2 FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE INVESTIGATIONS - CONTACT THE LABORATORY AT (631) 323-3256 FOR ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO SHIPPING.

For priority A or 1, APHIS's National Center for Animal Health Emergency Management is responsible for notifying the FADDL of all information regarding package transport.

Unless packages are being hand-carried, Federal Express or a carrier service that will deliver directly to the FADDL at Orient Point, NY is recommended. Click here for guidance on completing a FedEx airbill (PDF 144 KB).

When airlines are used, use the same airline service between connection points whenever possible to minimize problems involved with package transfer between airlines. The pertinent information for the laboratory includes airline, flight number, estimated time of arrival, airports involved, air waybill number, type of coolant used, and telephone contact.

Address shipments to:

USDA, APHIS, FADDL
40550 Route 25
Orient, NY 11957
(631) 323-3256

PRIORITY A, 1 OR 2 FOREIGN ANIMAL DISEASE INVESTIGATIONS - CONTACT THE LABORATORY AT (631) 323-3256 FOR ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS PRIOR TO SHIPPING.

Additional shipping information regarding the shipment of specimens for foreign animal disease investigations is found in Veterinary Services (VS) Guidance 12001 (PDF, 446KB; formerly VS Memorandum 580.4).

Questions about shipping? Contact NVSL-FADDL at the number listed above.
 

International Shipments

A valid USDA Veterinary Permit for Importation and Transportation of Controlled Material and Organisms and Vectors must be included in the shipment. Contact the FADDL for additional details.

Address international shipments to:

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Attn: FADDL Lab Director
c/o Port Veterinarian, APHIS, VS
230-59 Rockaway Blvd., Suite 101
Jamaica, NY 11413
(718) 553-3570 or 3577

The shipper is responsible for contacting FADDL by phone or fax to provide shipment information. To expedite package pickup at the port, provide as much advance notice as possible of the intent to ship.



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