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:
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 DairyExportsQuestions@ams.usda.gov 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 DairySanitaryCerts@ams.usda.gov.
Worksheets and instructions are available on the Dairy Sanitary Certificates Page
What are the service fees?
|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|