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Companion Animal Exports - Dogs, Cats, Ferrets

Approved Electronic Certificates of Veterinary Inspections (eCVIs) To Export Domestic Canines, Felines, and Ferrets To Other States

The State Veterinarian's Office receives many questions about what health certificates can be used to export cats, dogs, and ferrets to other states. The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (NCDA&CS) does not have the regulatory authority to issue companion animal export interstate certificates of veterinary inspection (ICVIs). NCDA&CS large animal ICVIs are not allowed for use in companion animals. The following electronic certificates of veterinary inspection are approved and accepted for companion animal use in all forty-nine states and US territories:

AgView CVI

  • Creates ICVIs for small and large animals;
  • Offers a user-friendly interface for digitally entering animal health certificate data;
  • ICVIs can be created offline, allowing veterinarians to use their mobile device to create ICVIs in the field;
  • Beginning January 1, 2019, there is a flat rate charge of $3.00 per ICVI written;
  • Clinic accounts allow for veterinarian and animal health support staff to collaborate on ICVI creation and submission, creating a more efficient ICVI process for practices;
  • AgView is available on iOS, Android, and desktop platforms; and
  • Creates ICVIs for small and large animals.

Visit the AgView CVI website or TAMU for more information.

GlobalVetLINK, LLC (GVL)

  • Accredited Practitioners may subscribe to GVL for a monthly access fee and a per certificate usage fee. Veterinary Assistants and other practice staff are free of charge;
  • Animal owners can access their certificates for free through MyVetLINK;
  • Allows practitioners and their clients uninterrupted access to their records online;
  • Creates ICVIs for small and large animals;
  • Meets USDA requirements and regulations, accepted by all 50 states;
  • Precise identification including digital photos and brand images;
  • Mobile capability.

Visit GlobalVetLINK or call (515) 817-5703 to create an account.


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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