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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 

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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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