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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


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.

Honduras - Summary of Requirements for Live Animals


Sheep and Goats

  • Sheep - April 2005 (pdf 19kb)
  • Goats - September 2008 (pdf 67kb)


  • Horses - January 2009 (pdf 35kb)


Honduras accepts to reduce the prohibition on the export of birds and hatching eggs, from the level of the State to the level of the county affected by HPAI and LPAI. The export health certificate issued by USDA  must include the additional declaration that the poultry products covered by the certificate do not come from counties affected by the virus of LPAI and HPAI.”


  • Swine - July 2015 (pdf 68kb)


Other Species

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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