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United States of America (US)

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Importing country requirements

It is the exporter's responsibility to ensure that the animal meets the importing country requirements. Additional information to assist exporters with how to prepare reproductive material for export is available on the Department's website.

Information about the process required to import reproductive material into the United States of America from Australia can be found on US Department of Agriculture website.

Exporters are advised to check for updated Import Notices and advice on entry requirements for swine and their germplasm. Australia is not currently listed as an allowable country for the import of swine and their germplasm into the United States at this time.

Where an importing country issues an import permit, the exporter must ensure the animal meets any requirements in the permit.

Health requirements

Health certification

As required by the importing country.

Other requirements

Transport requirements

The importing country may have specific transport requirements and you should check this.

For the importation of reproductive material it is recommended that documents are not placed inside shipping containers. Refer to Guideline 1120: Cell Cultures/Lines, Recombinant Cell Cultures/Lines, and Their Products (for in vitro use).

Basis for Micor entry

Based on importing country website and information.

Entry last reviewed 13 October 2021.

Latest updates

05/11/2021 - Update on advice for the entry requirements for swine and their germplasm.
Last updated: 31/03/2023 12:35 AMCreated: 15/01/2015 12:39 PM