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Chile


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

Animal Products

Live Animals


ONLINE CERTIFICATE INFORMATION (VEHCS) = DIGITAL SIGNATURE ACCEPTED

USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature Digital Signature Accepted
APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature Digital Signature Accepted

Details: 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.

Chile - Summary of Requirements for Live Animals

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.

Cattle

Horses

Informative notes:

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. “


Laboratory Animals

  • Laboratory Rodents - Protocol, and Health Certificate - March 2012  (Note: protocol may also be used for species Rattus norvegicus)

Swine

Poultry and Other Avian Species

Aquaculture

NOTE: As of July 14, 2010 all aquaculture facilities exporting salmonid eggs to Chile, must be (re)-evaluated by SERNAPESCA. To initiate this process please contact the Aquaculture Specialist, at  NEIS at (301)851-3300, Option 2

  Zoological Animals

  • Zebras - Health Certificate - September 2012 
  • Antelopes - Health Certificate - October 2012 
  • Marsupials-order Diprotodontia: Kangaroos, Wallabies, Possums, Petaurus, Koalas- Health Certificate- April 2015
  • Large Felines -December 2016 

Other Animals 

Pets

For more information about exporting pets click here


*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


For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock or germplasm whose requirements are not listed in the IREGS, 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.

 



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