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 where the animal or product will be exported (or the area in which your office is located).

Animal Products

Live Animals

Peru - Summary of Requirements for Animals


Informative notes:

When exporting animals or poultry to Peru, you should request an import permit from SENASA prior to the exportation.

Alpacas and Llamas

Aquatic Animals

“Note: Old and new cert will be accepted through Dec. 15, 2016.  Starting Dec. 15, 2016 only the new cert will be accepted.”



Poultry and Other Avian Species

“Effective immediately, Peru has suspended temporarily the importation of poultry from States affected with highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI)”

Informative notes:

When exporting animals, germplasm or poultry to Peru, please remember to request an import permit from SENASA prior to exportation. Without an import permit, the shipment will not be allowed in the country.

Sheep and Goats

Effective December 24, 2003, sheep from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE


  • Breeding Swine Protocol - under current negotiation
  • Breeding Swine Health Certificate -under current negotiation

Wild Ruminants

Effective December 24, 2003, cervids from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE

Zoo Animals

  • Giraffes - Protocol - April 2009 (pdf 24kb)
  • Reptiles - Health certificate and Protocol -February 2015 (pdf

Other Information

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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