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North Carolina Livestock Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) Import Requirements

Current states positive for VS: Kansas, Arkansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. To view the latest updates and see which counties are positive please go to the USDA website.

  • "Livestock" means any hoofed animal, to include bovines, sheep, goats, swine, camelids (New and Old World), and horses and other members of the Equidae family.
  • No Extended Equine Certificates of Veterinary Inspection (EECVI) are allowed from infected states. EECVIs will be allowed when a quarantine has been lifted from a state.
All livestock from an infected State, but not from a county under quarantine for VS
  • Follow normal North Carolina entry requirements per administrative code.
All livestock from an infected State and a county that contains a premises quarantined for VS
  • Any livestock entering NC from a county that contains a premises quarantined for VS shall be accompanied by an ICVI dated within 14 days of entry with the statement:

“All animals identified on this Interstate Certificate of Veterinary Inspection have been inspected and found to be free from clinical signs of vesicular stomatitis.”

  • An entry permit is also required and can be obtained by calling 919-707-3250.
Posted: May 28, 2020




NCDA&CS Veterinary Division, Dr. Michael Martin - State Veterinarian
Mailing Address: 1030 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1030
Physical Address: 2 West Edenton Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
Phone: (919) 707-3250 Fax: (919) 733-2277

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