Certiﬁcate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI)
When a CVI is required, it must accompany each shipment and list the following information:
Note: The most common veterinary accreditation violations include the improper completion and/or issuance of Certiﬁcates of Veterinary Inspection for the interstate movement of animals. Compliance action resulting from improper certi ﬁcate completion can affect a practioner’s accreditation status.
Other Interstate Movement Documents
As an alternative to writing individual animal identiﬁcations on a CVI, you may use another document to provide this information but only under the provisions speciﬁed in 9 CFR part 78.1 or in the case of sheep or goats 79.5. Test dates and results must be recorded on the CVI. All of the following requirements must be met:
The following information must be written in ink in the identiﬁcation column on the original CVI and each copy of the document and must be circled or boxed, also in ink, so that no information can be added: (1) the name of the document and (2) either the serial number on the document or, if the document is not imprinted with a serial number, both the name of the person who prepared the document and the date that the document was signed.