Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS) Help Page

Last Modified: March 27, 2024

The Veterinary Export Health Certification System (VEHCS) is APHIS’s secure online system for creating, issuing (complete, sign, date), submitting, and endorsing health certificates for international export of live animals and germplasm from the United States to other countries. We've compiled a number of resources to help you successfully use the system.


VEHCS User Guides

Veterinary Export Health Certification System

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From eauthentication support to VEHCS troubleshooting, our experts are ready to help.

User ID, password, and technical support related to login.

eAuthentication Support

VEHCS/PCIT technical support, organization administration issues.


APHIS Endorsement Offices

Our endorsement offices can answer questions about issuing export certificates, interpreting regulations and requirements, saving and uploading PDF files, certificate status, payment (user fees), creating and uploading shipping labels, and accreditation.