Animal Importation Requirements

Vesicular stomatitis emergency regulations

A health certificate/certificate of veterinary inspection (“CVI”) being used to ship animals from any state that has, or have had, an outbreak of Vesticular Stomatitis Virus (“VSV”) in the past 60 days is valid for not more than 14 days.

All CVIs for any susceptible livestock, including equine, bovine, porcine, caprine, ovine, and cervidae entering Arizona from a state that has, or have had, an outbreak of VSV in the past 60 days shall be accompanied by a CVI containing the following statement: “All animals identified on this certificate of veterinary inspection have been inspected and found to be free from clinical signs of vesicular stomatitis.” 


Learn about the rules and requirements for importing animals into the state of Arizona.

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