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Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
U.S. Department of Agriculture

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Live Animal Import/Export and Permitting
USDA-APHIS Veterinary Services 
4700 River Road Unit 39
Riverdale, MD 20737

Phone: 301.851.3300 Option 2

To submit an import permit electronically, please visit the ePermits site. Directions for how to set up an ePermits account can be found here: Register for ePermits

Importers or other applicants applying to import equids or semen and embryos may submit applications to Live Animal Imports and Exports via a dedicated email address:  VS.Live.Animals.Import.Permits@aphis.usda.gov

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