How to Apply for a Dairy Export Certificate

What must I do first to apply for services?

Before applying for a Dairy Export Certificate, all applicants must first set up a billing account with Dairy Grading Services.  Please complete the Request for Applicant Number Form (DA-228).

Submit the completed form to the Dairy Grading Program:

Fax: 630-437-5060

Or by mail:

USDA, AMS, Dairy
2150 Western Court, Suite 100
Lisle, IL  60532

I have my Dairy Grading Services billing account set up, what do I do now?

For shipments to the European Union, China, Chile, Colombia, or Turkey.  To apply for a Dairy Export Certificate, you must first obtain eAuthentication and then become an Electronic Trade Document Exchange (eTDE) registered user

The following tutorial provides step by step instructions for obtaining Level 2 eAuthentication and eTDE registered.

Once you have reviewed the Training Module and completed the required steps, please contact to have your registration approved.

For dairy shipments to other countries – not the European Union, China, Chile, Colombia or Turkey

To apply for a Dairy Export Certificate, you must complete the appropriate worksheet, according to instructions, and e-mail the worksheet in Word format to  

Worksheets and instructions are available on the Dairy Sanitary Certificates Page  

What are the service fees?

Listing of Service Fees
Service Fee
Original Certificate  $82.00
Amendment to Original Certificate $82.00
Certified Certificate Copy $41.00
Scanned .pdf Certificate (sent via e-mail) $41.00
Fax copy of Certificate (not certified) $4.00
Typing fee for Faxed requests $82.00











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