Bring a Pet Ferret into the United States

Last Modified: April 05, 2024
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APHIS Veterinary Services does not have any animal health requirements related to bringing (importing) a pet ferret into the United States from a foreign country. See below to view other requirements for bringing pet ferrets into the United States from another country.

U.S. State and Territory Requirements

Domestic movement requirements are set by the receiving State or Territory. Please be aware that not all States or Territories allow ferrets.

Visit the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture to find your destination's agriculture department and check its website for requirements.

For questions or clarification on any of the requirements, contact the State or Territorial veterinarian's office.