APHIS Extends Electronic Document Acceptance

Posted by Kelsay Calvaruso on 10/5/20 5:00 PM

On October 2, 2020, in Cargo Systems Messaging Service (CSMS) #44293641, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) announced the extension of the interim guidance allowing the electronic submission of veterinary health certificates and phytosanitary certificates through December 31, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Instructions on document submission are provided in the CSMS, found here:


Topics: USDA, APHIS, Coronavirus, COVID-19

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