Last Modified: January 22, 2024

The Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking (PCIT) system tracks the inspection of agricultural commodities and certifies compliance with plant health standards of importing countries. This capability provides USDA/APHIS/PPQ better security, reporting functions, and monitoring capabilities for exported commodities.

Phytosanitary Certificate Issuance and Tracking (PCIT) System

Access to the PCIT system is available nationwide. However, not all locations are currently using the system. Please check with local phytosanitary authorities before submitting applications through the PCIT system. For further information on the PCIT system, click on the "Contact Us" link located at the bottom right of each PCIT screen.

How ePhyto functions in PCIT (FAQs) 

eAuthentication User ID and Password Contact Information

Passwords: If you are experiencing problems logging in or changing your eAuthentication password please contact the APHIS eAuthentication Help Desk at 1-866-794-2827 (919) 855-7888, international). They can reset your password and provide other assistance.

Important: Contact the APHIS eAuthentication Help Desk before your third failed log-on attempt. Otherwise, you will need to wait 1 hour before the password can be reset.

Additional Assistance

Visit the USDA eAuthentication Website for help

eAuthentication Frequently Asked Questions