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User Fee Information

Animal Health Permits

User Fee Information for Animals and Animal Products

User fees are charged for the services APHIS provides related to the importation, entry, or exportation of animals and animal products. This page provides the primary user fees. Please note that all fees are subject to change.


Processing Initial Application(s)

Processing Amended Permit(s)

Processing Application for Renewal
(Permits to import germ plasm and live animals are not renewable)

Applications for Fetal Bovine Serum
(Per Application when facility inspection is needed)

For Import Compliance Assistance per Shipment on Hold

*NEW USDA APHIS User Fee Increases Effective October 1, 2012*
Effective October 1, 2012, User Fees will increase (see new user fee schedule above) for APHIS services, including those for the import and export of live animals, animal products and animal by-products. More information can be found at the following links:

2012 Increase Cost of User Fees (pdf 47kb)

9CFR 130.2 User Fees

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