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Puerto Rico - 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:
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) 

Areas of coverage: Southern FL & Puerto Rico


State Plant Health Director:

Leyinska Wiscovitch
USDA, APHIS, PPQ
654 Muñoz Rivera Ave.
Plaza Building, Suite 700
San Juan, PR 00918
Phone: (787) 919-0585
FAX: (787) 771-3613
Email:Leyinska.Wiscovitch@usda.gov

Office Manager:

Janice Simons: (787) 919-0589
Email: Janice.M.Simons@usda.gov

Associate Executive Director:

Calvin Shuler: (919) 855-7326

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