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).
Taiwan - Summary of Requirements
SPECIES - MOST RECENT UPDATE
All live animals, semen, and embryos that are required to undergo testing for specific animal diseases prior to export may be required by Taiwan law to have both a sample and test date listed on the health certificate.
Note: Taiwan will not accept health certificates generated on State health certificate forms.
The use of the health certificate provided is required.
(1) K-State Rabies Laboratory, Kansas State University and the (2) Department of Defense Laboratory, Veterinary Food Analysis and Diagnostic Laboratory, Texas are the only two laboratories approved by Taiwan for rabies testing.
Note: For endorsement of health certificates of aquatic animals intended for human consumption, please contact National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)- Seafood inspection Program at 800-422-2750 or for more information visit their web-site at http://www.seafood.nmfs.noaa.gov/
Note: Sample health certificates are required to be used for the following species: Stigmochelys
pardalis, Geochelone sulcata, Kinixys belliana or their sub-species. Other species do not require a health certificate
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.