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Pet travel from the U.S. to Bahamas

Pet travel from the U.S. to Bahamas

HEALTH CERTIFICATE ISSUANCE AND SUBMISSION

USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature Original Ink
APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature Original Ink

Details: Health certificates require original ink signatures from the issuing USDA Accredited Veterinarian and the endorsing APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer with the application of the APHIS embossed seal. Submissions through the online Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS) cannot be accepted at this time.

An import permit must be obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, P.O. Box N-3704 Nassau, Bahamas.
       


Apply at least 4 weeks in advance.
An import permit must be obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, P.O. Box N-3704 Nassau, Bahamas.

Apply at least 4 weeks in advance.
                     

Considerations for airline travel:

Airlines may have separate and additional requirements. Check with your airline to determine what requirements they may have, if any. 

Additional information about APHIS’ role in international health certificate endorsement.

View requirements for returning to the US with your pet



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