Import/Export Certificates

USDA Announces New Forms to Certify Inspections for Exports

Today the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announces two new Export Form Certificates that will be used to certify exports to Canada and shipments of apples and table grapes to other destinations around the world. The FV-205 Certificate of Inspection for Canadian Destinations and the FV-207 Export Form Certificate were merged to create a new SC-205 Export Form Certificate and a SC-205-1 Export Form Certificate. Applicants may continue to receive the FV-205/205-1 and FV-207/207-1 certificates until the current supply is depleted.

Dairy Export Certificates

Country Specific Requirements

The Dairy Grading Branch offers many services for exporters shipping dairy products to China, European Union, Chile, and Colombia.  For information on the additional services and country each countries specific export requirements please visit the websites via the link below.  

Exporters Must Register and Participate in Web-based Training to Utilize USDA’s Electronic Trade Document Exchange (eTDE) System for Chile Sanitary Export Certificate

USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) has enhanced the Electronic Document Creation System (eDOCs) to include the issuance of Chile Sanitary Export Certificate. eDOCs works in conjunction with the Electronic Trade Document Exchange (eTDE) system, and prior to utilizing these systems all users must register for eTDE which includes physically going to your nearest USDA Service Center office with a government-issued ID to prove your identity. U.S.

Chile Dairy Export Certificates

As an additional service to the U.S. dairy exporting community,  Chile is now part of the Dairy Program’s  Electronic Document Creation System (eDOCs),  enabling  trade to be more efficient between the two countries.  During 2015, dairy products valued at more than $68 million were exported from the U.S.

PDP Stakeholder Meeting

PDP has been serving the agricultural community for 25 years and is considered the “gold standard” for pesticide residue data. The perspectives of stakeholders and other members of the public are critical tools to help PDP examine and prioritize its activities and objectives in order to continue to provide critical pesticide residue data. We are seeking feedback from stakeholders on the program considering current agricultural practices and needs as well as the changing regulatory environment.