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Saudi Arabia


IRegs for LIVE Animals

Notice: If you have any questions or concerns regarding the procedures and requirements for exporting animals, you should contact the VS Field Office covering the area from which the animal will be exported, the area in which your office is located.


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.

Equine

Cattle

  • Under negotiation

Sheep and Goats

Aquaculture

Effective July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has placed a temporary ban on Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia) originating from the states of Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado, due to the infections of the Tilapia Lake Virus (TiLV).

Consignments of Oreochromis niloticus originating from all other States must be accompanied by an export health certificate stating the consignments are free of TiLV.​

Pets

Visit the APHIS Pet Travel Website for information about exporting your pets.

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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