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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.


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.


 Note: For racing, competition, or shows 

Sheep and Goats



Singapore has currently banned the importation of any wild caught birds and from the 10 km radius restricted area in Stanislaus Country, California and Kandiyohi County, Minnesota.

The following certification should be added to any live bird health certificates: "The birds are captive-bred and are not derived from farmed establishments originating from the areas that the 10 km radius restricted area extend in Kandiyohi County in Minnesota and Stanislaus County in California."

Aquatic Animals

Other Animals

Please visit Singapore's Animal & Veterinary Service website for more information on importing reptiles and miscellaneous pets to Singapore


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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