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).

Animal Products

Live Animals

Animal Products to India

India currently prohibits the importation from any country (including the United States) all products of avian or porcine origin (except processed pig bristles). This prohibition is a response by the Indian government to Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza in the world.

In order for many animal origin products to be imported into India, the Indian importer must obtain an import permit from the Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries (DADF), Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India. The DADF issued import permit will generally state import requirements.

Animal feed (Non-animal origin)

Artemia cysts/flakes

Dairy Products for Human Consumption - November 2016 (pdf 74kb)

Fertilizer (Non-animal origin)

Gelatin (bovine) - December 2016 (pdf 9kb)

Hides & Skins - Treated - June 2009 (pdf 10kb)

Rendered meals - July 2005 (pdf 21kb)



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