CT_Animal_korea

Korea


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


Korea - Summary of Requirements

The posted health certificate templates/formats are required to be used.

SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE

Multiple animals may be recorded on one health certificate.

Cattle 

* A health certificate for this commodity can also be generated through the Veterinary Export Health Certificate System (https://pcit.aphis.usda.gov/pcit/). 

Horses

Poultry 

  • Hatching Eggs – 2017 protocol
    • Hatching Eggs - Health Certificate (pdf 27kb) – can be used until Sept. 25, 2017
    • Hatching Eggs - New Health Certificate – can be used now and will be required on and after Sept. 26, 2017
    • 17-6 is not required

          The health certificate must be issued and endorsed ON or AFTER the date of hatch.

    • Day-old Chicks- Health Certificate (pdf 29kb) – can be used until Sept. 25, 2017
    • Day-old Chicks- New Health Certificate – can be used now and will be required on and after Sept. 26, 2017
      • This health certificate can also be generated through the Veterinary Export Health Certificate System (https://pcit.aphis.usda.gov/pcit/) and endorsed with a digital signature.
    • 17-6 is not required

    • Poultry — Health Certificate ( pdf 26kb)
         


Swine

After arrival in the Republic of Korea, the swine will undergo a 15 day quarantine and novel influenza A (H1N1 and H3N2v) antigen testing.The sample health certificate posted below is required to be used.

  • Swine- Health Certificate - September 2014 (pdf 79kb)


Aquaculture


Other Animals

Pets

Birds other than poultry - requirements

Pet birds (commercial) – health certificate

For personal pet birds, please see the pet travel website click here

Reptiles

No requirements for importation, unless the species to be exported requires a CITES permit. If a CITES permit is needed, the importer should acquire an import permit from Korea’s Ministry of Environment.



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