|Save Time and Money!|
|USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature||Electronic Signature Accepted|
|USDA APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature||Digital Endorsement Accepted
The health certificate bears digital signature/seal
- - A L E R T - -Effective July 14, 2021, the CDC is temporarily suspending (stopping) dog imports from countries classified as high-risk for rabies. The suspension includes U.S.-origin pet dogs returning to the U.S. from any high-risk rabies country. Learn more about the CDC's dog import suspension.
The requirements for traveling with your pet are described in the health certificate.
The health certificate is valid for 60 days from the day the USDA Accredited Veterinarian issues (signs) it, and it must be valid at the time of arrival in Brazil.
For other pets (rabbits, ferrets, chinchillas, etc.) it is mandatory to apply for MAPA Import Authorization at the Federal Superintendence of Agriculture of the State of final destination of the animal in Brazil. https://www.gov.br/agricultura/pt-br/sfa/lista-sfas
Airlines may have separate and additional requirements. Check with your airline to determine what requirements they may have, if any.
Additional information for pet owners, airlines, and others about APHIS endorsement of international health certificates.