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VS Guidance and Other Documents for Avian Importation


Disease Status of a Country

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) and Newcastle disease (virulent) (NDV) are the 2 viral diseases that requires quarantine upon U.S. arrival, or may prohibit entry into the U.S. Importers should consult USDA APHIS | Imports: Animal and Animal Products to view the current disease status of the country of interest before applying for an import or transit permit.

Veterinary Services Documents


Additional General Information:

Import Protocols

Zoological Birds:

Pet Birds:




Current Memos

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