Select one of the options below to begin the first phase of the application process for a BRS permit/notification or AC live dogs permit. You will be guided through a series of questions to help determine if you need a permit. If you do need a permit, this system will guide you through the application process. To find out how to apply for PPQ and VS permits, go to the eFile Portal to https://efile.aphis.usda.gov/ and locate the APHIS at a glance section.
Please Note: Guest users of the APHIS Customer Community Site may complete the application screening process. However, to create and submit an application, you will be required to log-in with your username and password.
Bring live dogs or genetically engineered organisms into the United States from another country.
Send or take plants or plant products from the United States to another country. Note: Animal exports do not usually need a permit. See Animal and Animal Products to learn more.
Move items from one foreign country to another foreign country through the United States or its territories.
Move items within the United States or its territories.
Move genetically engineered organisms within the United States or its territories.
Release genetically engineered organisms into the environment.
Register an import facility or add a capability to an already approved facility.
Request assistance for imported shipments of animal products or organisms and vectors that have been placed on agricultural hold by U.S. Customs and Border Protection for non-compliance.