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IRegs for LIVE Animals

Notice: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from which the animal will be exported, the area in which your office is located.


ONLINE CERTIFICATE INFORMATION (VEHCS) = DIGITAL SIGNATURE ACCEPTED FOR CERTAIN COMMODITIES

USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature Varies by Species: See Below
APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature Varies by Species: See Below

Details: For certain commodities, health certificates may be issued electronically by the USDA Accredited Veterinarian and endorsed by the APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer through the online Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS). The APHIS embossed seal is not required.

NOTE: A printed paper copy of the completed health certificate must accompany each shipment.
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For all other commodities, health certificates require original ink signatures from the issuing USDA Accredited Veterinarian and the endorsing APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer with the application of the APHIS embossed seal. Submissions through the online Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS) cannot be accepted at this time.


Chile requires that health certificates and annexes musts be signed and stamped by a Veterinary Services veterinarian. The certificates must be written in Spanish and English. The health certificates cannot be amended, initialed, crossed-out or erased, and they must be legible.

Health certificates may be issued electronically by the USDA Accredited Veterinarian and endorsed by the APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer through VEHCS for all species except aquaculture.

Equine

Note:  Chile has informed that the  health certificate (HC) that is posted on the IREGS can be used to export horses to Chile while the new HC is under negotiation. Advanced notice will be given when the new HC will be required for horse exports. 

Cattle

Swine

Poultry

Birds (non-Poultry)

Aquaculture

Note: VEHCS is NOT accepted for aquaculture health certificates to Chile.

Note: Until further notice, the market for salmonid germplasm to Chile is closed.

Laboratory Animals

Note: protocol may also be used for species Rattus norvegicus

Other Animals 

Pets

Visit the APHIS Pet Travel Website for information about exporting your pets.

For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock whose requirements are not listed above, 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.

Consular Offices for Chile

CALIFORNIA

Los Angeles
6100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1240,
Los Angeles, CA 90048 
Telephone: (323) 933-3697
E-mail: cgchilela@yahoo.com

San Francisco
870 Market Street , Suite 1058
San Francisco, CA 94102
Telephone: (415) 982-7662 / (415) 982-7665 
E-mail: cwashington@minrel.gov.cl 

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
1734 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.
Washington, DC 20036
Telephones: (202) 530-4104 / (202) 530-4107 
E-mail: cwashington@minrel.gov.cl 

FLORIDA

Miami
800 Brickell Avenue, Suite 1200
Miami, FL 33131 
Telephones: (305) 373-8623 / (305)373-8624
E-mail: cgchile.miami@minrel.gov.cl 

ILLINOIS

Chicago 
1415 N.Dayton St. 2nd floor. Chicago Illinois. 60642.
Telephone: (312) 654-8780 / (312) 654-8946
E-mail address: info@cgchicago.com; secreconsul@cgchicago.com

NEW YORK

New York City
866 United Nations Plaza, Suite 601
New York, NY, 10017
Telephones: (212) 980-3504 / 980-3366/ 980- 355-5288
E-mail address: consulgeneral@chileny.com; recepcion@chileny.com

TEXAS

Houston
1300 Post Oak Boulevard, Suite 1130,
Houston, TX 77056
Telephones: (713) 621-5853 / (713) 963-9066
E-mail address: conchihous@aol.com



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