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.
Effective August 31, 2009, Brazil has removed the requirement of consular endorsement for the entry of US animals and germplasm into Brazil.
Brazil - Summary of Requirements
Brazil requests that imports of animals, semen, and embryos must be accompanied by a health certificate in Portuguese, as of August 1, 2003.
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
Ruminants from the United States are currently banned due to a risk of BSE. Semen and embryos are exempted.
The Shipment of the Animals page (VIII) for the horse health certificates listed below, are signed by the Port Veterinarian at the time of embarkation.
An import permit from Brazil is required for pet birds and any other pets other than dogs and cats
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.