APHIS Extends Electronic Document Acceptance

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 7/14/20 5:00 PM

On July 13, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #43347895, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced that electronic copies of phytosanitary certificates and PPQ 203 Forms would be accepted through September 30, 2020. 

APHIS previously announced in CSMS #43286915 that veterinary certificates would also be accepted through September 30, 2020.  Instructions for document submission can be found in the CSMS messages.

CSMS #43347895, on phytosanitary certificates and PPQ 203 Forms, can be found here:


CSMS #43286915, on veterinary certificates, can be found here:


Topics: APHIS, Agriculture, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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