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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


HEALTH CERTIFICATE ISSUANCE AND SUBMISSION

USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature Original Ink
APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature Original Ink

Details: 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.

Israel - Summary of Requirements for Live Animals

Equine

 

Cattle

    • NOTE: Ruminants exported to Israel must have an import license obtained from the Israeli Veterinary Services and Animal Health.   
    • NOTE: Ruminants exported to Israel must have an import license obtained from the Israeli Veterinary Services and Animal Health.   

 

Sheep and Goats

    • NOTE: Ruminants exported to Israel must have an import license obtained from the Israeli Veterinary Services and Animal Health.   

 

Poultry

Birds (non-poultry)

 

Aquaculture and Aquatic Animals

NOTE: For live fish for aquaculture, including ornamental fish, a voluntary monitoring at the exporting establishment must be active for at least two years, with at least one sampling/year performed by an APHIS-accredited veterinarian, using an assumed pathogen prevalence of 5% for determining the numbers of fish to sample.  Samples must be tested in a laboratory using assays that have been approved by APHIS for the aquatic pathogens (if applicable to the species involved) that are listed in the health certificates.

 

Research/Laboratory Animals

 

Other Animals

Pets

For more information about exporting your 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.



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