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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 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.

Phillippines- Summary of Requirements for Live Animals




  • Equine - Health Certificate- March 2009



  • Note:As of October 2018, a temporary import restriction of domestic poultry and wild birds, including game fowls from California is in effect
  • Birds (Pet, exhibition, day-old chicks and hatching eggs) 
    • NOTE: If an import permit is issued/presented with different requirements, it may be used to create an alternative health certificate to meet those stated requirements.

Bureau of Animal Industry
National Veterinary Quarantine Service
Visayas Ave., Diliman, Quezon City 1128
Tel. No. (632) 920 0816/926 4343
Fax No. (632) 920 0815


The pet import information has been moved to the pet travel website click here

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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