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

Turkey - Summary of Requirements for Animals

All health certificates for U.S. origin animals and animal genetics destined to Turkey must be endorsed by APHIS no more than two (2) days prior to export.  Exporters are advised to schedule health certificate endorsement with their APHIS offices accordingly.




  • Horses - Health Certificate _November 2007 (pdf 179kb)



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

Sheep and Goats

Aquaculture Animals

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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