ONLINE CERTIFICATE INFORMATION (VEHCS) = DIGITAL SIGNATURE PARTIALLY ACCEPTED
USDA Accredited Veterinarian Signature
Electronic Signature Accepted
APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer Signature
Details: USDA Accredited Veterinarians may issue health certificates electronically through the online Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS). Health certificates must then be printed and require the APHIS Veterinary Medical Officer’s original signature with the application of the APHIS embossed seal.
NOTE: A printed paper copy of the completed health certificate must accompany each shipment.
New to VEHCS? USDA Accredited Veterinarians can create an account by clicking HERE.
Need Assistance or Additional Information? Visit the VEHCS Help Page to view step-by-step guides for using VEHCS, or contact the dedicated VEHCS Help Line.
For pet travel requirements not listed, APHIS has not been officially informed by the foreign country about the requirements for your pet’s travel. We recommended that you contact a government official of the country you are traveling to for more information.