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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.

Informative notes:  When exporting animals or poultry to Peru, you should request an import permit from SENASA prior to the exportation.



Sheep and Goats

Note: Effective December 24, 2003, sheep from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE.

Other Ruminants

Note: Effective December 24, 2003, Cervids from the United States are banned due to a risk of BSE.


  • Breeding Swine Protocol - Under Current Negotiation
  • Breeding Swine Health Certificate - Under Current Negotiation


Note: Effective September 26, 2017 Peru has removed all restrictions related to HPAI and LPAI.

Note: When exporting animals, germplasm, or poultry to Peru, please remember to request an import permit from SENASA prior to exportation.  Without an import permit, the shipment will not be allowed in the country.

Birds (non-poultry)

Aquatic Animals

Research/ Laboratory Animals

Other Animals


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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