When shipping internationally, first verify the shipping requirements as described by your choice of delivery service provider (FedEx, UPS, ParcelForce, DHL, etc).
US Customs requires that all international shipments have two written declarations specifying the contents of the package. One declaration should be secured to the outside of the package, and the other should be inserted inside the package. Please copy the following statements onto a piece of paper, preferably your own letterhead, and make sure to sign and date this declaration.
Regarding USDA Guidelines for Importation #1102 - Feline and Canine Material
I understand that a USDA import permit is not required for this material since I can provide the following true statements.
- The material in this shipment is [canine/feline] [blood/serum/fluids].
- This material does not contain any other animal derived material (i.e., does not contain any livestock or poultry origin material).
- This material was NOT derived from cats and/or dogs which were inoculated with or exposed to any infectious agents of agricultural concern.
I declare that the above information is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.
Veterinarian - Print Name:
Clinic Info / Letter Head:
For more information on this guideline, please visit the USDA webpage.