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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Plant Protection and Quarantine Contacts

AQI User Fees

State Plant Health Directors

Emergency and Domestic Programs
For questions related to emergency and domestic programs, contact the State Plant Health Directors

Fort Collins: 970-494-7500
Raleigh: 919-855-7342
Toll Free: 1-800-877-3835
Fax: 301-734-5269

Commodity Preclearance 
Telephone: 301-851-2054
Fax: 301-734-8318

Permits for Plant Pests, Plant Pathogens, Biological Control Agents, Bees, Plant Pest Diagnostic Laboratories, Soil, Soil Microbe Isolation Laboratories, Federal Noxious Weeds and Parasitic Plants
Telephone: 301-851-2357
Fax: 301-734-8318
Toll Free: 866-524-5421

Permits for Plants, Plant Products, Timber, Protected Plants and Transit Shipments:
Phone: 301-851-2046
Toll-Free Automated System: 877-770-5990
Fax: 301-734-5786

Import Requirements for Plants and Plant Products
Telephone: 301-851-2046
Fax: 301-734-5786

Domestic Travel
For questions related to the movement of plants and plant products from one State to another or within a State, contact the State Plant Health Director.
Please refer to the Domestic Travel Web page.

Exporting Plants and/or Plant Products
See list of Export Certification Specialists in your State or the State of export.

Exporting Commodities

Animal Products and By-Products
Phone: 301-851-3300, option 4

Regulated Garbage
Phone: 301-851-3128
Fax: 301-734-8538

Plant Inspection Stations
Phone: 301-851-2046
Fax: 301-734-5276 
Please refer to Plant Inspection Stations page

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species ( CITES) Material
Phone: 301-851-2347
Fax: 301-734-5276
Please refer to the CITES Factsheet. 

Trade Issues
Phone: 301-851-2046  
Fax: 301-734-7639

Phone: 301-313-9200
Fax: 301-313-9232

National Identification Services
Phone 301-851-2182
Fax: 301-734-5276

Plant Germplasm Quarantine Program
Phone: 301-313-9315 
Fax: 301-504-6124

Select Agent Program 
Please refer to the Select Agent Program Web page.

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