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

Foreign Cotton and Covers Information

USDA APHIS PPQ requires written permits for the importation of foreign cotton, cotton products, seeds, and covers into the United States under the authority of 7 CFR 319.8.

  • Apply for a Permit - Use PPQ Form 587, Application for Permit to Import Plants or Plant Products 

General Information

Frequently Asked Questions 
View a list of the commonly asked questions and concerns associated with the application process for a foreign cotton and covers permit.

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