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Florida - Plant & Plant Products Export Certification Specialist

The APHIS contact information on this web page is for Plant & Plant Products Exports only.  For Live Animal Exports, other than pets, visit the APHIS Animal Export website.  If you are traveling with a pet and need a Health Certificate endorsement, visit the APHIS Pet Travel website.

Plant & Plant Products Exports

Export Certification Specialist:

For Southern Florida and PR 

Rodolfo ‘Rudy’ Castaneda  
USDA, APHIS, PPQ
Miami Inspection Station
6302 NW 36th Street, Room 223
Mail: PO Box 66-0520
Miami, FL 33122
Office: (305) 492-1837
Cell: (786) 525-4355
Fax: (305) 492-1780
E-mail: Rodolfo.Castaneda@usda.gov

Backups:

Zaida Ortiz (407-541-6721)
Robert Boyle (901-661-2990)
Milagros Guindin (352-313-3055)


For Central and Northern Florida

Milagros Guindin
USDA, APHIS, PPQ
8100 NW 15th Place  
Gainesville, FL 32606
Office: (352) 313-3055
Fax: (352) 313-3041
E-mail: Milagros.G.Guindin@usda.gov

Backups:

Rodolfo Castaneda (305-492-1837)
Zaida Ortiz (407-541-6721)


State Plant Health Director:

Richard Miranda
USDA-APHIS-PPQ
8100 NW 15th Place
Gainesville, FL 32606
Phone: (352) 258-0605
Fax: (352) 313-3041  
Email: Richard.Miranda@USDA.gov

Office Manager:

Michelle MacDonald (352) 313-3044
Email: Michelle.A.MacDonald@usda.gov

Associate Executive Director:

Calvin Shuler: (919) 855-7326

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