Export Animal Products to Taiwan

Last Modified: June 26, 2024

Commodity Specific Information

Closed Container Rules (additional requirements for products transiting countries or States banned by Taiwan) - March 2006

Animal Feed Preparations - Other than Dog and Cat Food

Supplementary certificate page required for letter head certificate if individual packages of the certified materials do NOT contain on the label the exact same company name and address as the manufacturing facility (This form may not be used with a VS Form 16-4) - October 2010

Guidance for preparation of supplementary certificate page required for letter head certificate if individual packages of the certified materials do NOT contain on the label the exact same company name and address as the manufacturing facility - October 2010 

Animal Feed Preparations - Other than Dog and Cat Food containing no animal origin components - March 2021

Animal Feed Preparations - Other than Dog and Cat Food containing animal-origin components other than milk, gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, and/or gelatin - June 2024

Animal Feed Preparations - Other than Dog and Cat Food containing no animal origin components except milk, gelatin, dicalcium phosphate, and/or gelatin (for consignments where the individual packages of the certified materials DO contain on the label the exact company name and address as the manufacturing facility) - March 2021

Blood Products

Antibodies (solutions of antibodies derived from blood) - September 2010 

Porcine blood products for animal consumption (other than rendered products) - June 2024 

Serum for Technical Purposes: General Information - November 2018 

Cervid materials, including deer antler velvet - February 2011  

Dairy-Milk and Milk Products - June 2024

Dog/Cat Food and Chews

Requirements listed below for “dog and cat food” are specific to foods for dogs and cats.  Foods for pets other than dogs and cats must meet the requirements for livestock feeds.  For more information on these requirements, go back to the main Taiwan page and select the pertinent links. 

Dog and cat food containing NO animal origin ingredients:

Dog and/or cat food containing NO animal-origin ingredients except exempt ingredients.  (These requirements also apply to vitamin and mineral supplements, e.g., chewable tablets.) - June 2024

Dog/cat chews containing hide but NO other animal origin ingredients except exempt ingredients - June  2024

Dog/cat food containing animal-origin ingredients +/- exempt ingredients. (These requirements also apply to vitamin and mineral supplements, e.g., chewable tablets):

Dry inedible animal products not intended for animal feeding - March 2006

Feathers - June 2024

Feather meal (hydrolyzed) - June 2024

Fertilizer - June 2024

Gelatin - March 2010

Hides and skins (Not tanned) - June 2024

Livestock Feed Products (See Animal Feed Preparations - Other than Dog and Cat Food)

Porcine products (other than blood) - POVP

General information - June 2024

USDA-recognized laboratories capable of performing PCR testing for ruminant contamination - December 2020:

  • FoodChain ID (formerly known as Genetic ID) 
    Chantilly, VA 20151 (valid for testing on or after February 8, 2021) 
    Fairfield, IA 52556 (valid for testing on or before March 31, 2021) 
    Phone: (641) 472-9979 
  • Eurofins Gene Scan, Inc. 
    New Orleans, LA 70122 
    Phone: (504) 297-4330 
  • NSF International 
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105 
    Phone: (734) 769-8010 or 1 (800) NSF-MARK

Poultry products (other than feather meal) - PouOVP

General information - June 2024

USDA-recognized laboratories capable of performing PCR testing for ruminant contamination - December 2020:

  • FoodChain ID (formerly known as Genetic ID) 
    Chantilly, VA 20151 (valid for testing on or after February 8, 2021) 
    Fairfield, IA 52556 (valid for testing on or before March 31, 2021) 
    Phone: (641) 472-9979 
  • Eurofins Gene Scan, Inc. 
    New Orleans, LA 70122 
    Phone: (504) 297-4330 
  • NSF International 
    Ann Arbor, MI 48105 
    Phone: (734) 769-8010 or 1 (800) NSF-MARK

Products for human consumption containing 2 percent or less meat - May 2014

Rendered fats intended for purposes other than human or animal consumption - December 2009

Shell Eggs - Preserved or Cooked - June 2024  

Surgical models - May 2024

Table Eggs - June 2024

Need Help Exporting Animal Products?

If you have any questions or concerns about the procedures and requirements for exporting animal products, or to obtain a zoosanitary certificate for an animal product, contact the APHIS Veterinary Services office covering the area from which the product will be exported, the area in which your office is located, or the area in which the product is manufactured.
 

Certificate Endorsement or Export Questions

For animal product export certificate endorsement or questions, select your State or Territory to email the appropriate office and include "Animal products: endorsement or question" plus your State or Territory's name in the subject line. Note: Offices may serve multiple States and Territories.

Facility Inspections or Questions

For animal product export facility inspection requests or questions, select your State or Territory to email the appropriate office and include "Facility Inspection" plus your State or Territory's name in the subject line. Note: Offices may serve multiple States and Territories.