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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture
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.
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Accredited Veterinarians can submit health certificates for USDA endorsement electronically through VEHCS (Veterinary Export Health Certification System).
However, this country requires USDA to ink-sign and emboss the health certificate. This means the final, endorsed health certificate that travels with the animal(s) must be mailed back to you.
Before going to VEHCS: Scroll below this banner to view animal-specific requirements.
To process some health certificates, VEHCS may need the Accredited Veterinarian to upload the completed fillable PDF version found in the requirements section of this page. Either save a copy of the PDF below, or return to this page for the health certificate, if prompted by VEHCS.
Indonesia - Summary of Requirements for Live Animals
Import licenses are required for all animals entering Indonesia.
The permit should be obtained from: Director General of Livestock and Animal Health Services cq Director of Animal Health, Ministry of Agriculture, Building C, 9th floor, Jl. Harsono RM no. 3, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta 12550 Indonesia
NOTE: Indonesia is currently requiring cats, minks, ferrets, tigers, lions, Golden Syrian Hamsters, bats, and all primates (regardless of pet, or other purpose) to be accompanied with a negative laboratory result for a PCR COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) test that occurred prior to export. All other live animals (dogs, production animals and genetics) do not require a COVID-19 test prior to export.
For species not listed, the requirements are not known. However, exporters wanting to ship livestock and/or germplasm, 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.