All equidae must be accompanied by a Certificate of
Veterinary Inspection (CVI) issued less than 30 days prior to entry.
Resident horses of Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington may obtain a Six-Month Equine Certificate (also known as a horse
passport or extended validity CVI) which is valid for travel in the following states:
- Montana (requires a lifetime brand certificate to accompany
The Six-Month Equine Certificate cannot be altered once it
is issued. The issuing veterinarian must indicate the states of intended travel
and the Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) will send a copy of the
certificate to each.
Owners, please remember: It is your responsibility to keep
track of every trip out of state. At the end of the six-month period, you send
a copy of both the front and the back of the CVI to each state checked on the
front. The Trip Record form and the mailing addresses for the participating
states are on the back of the owner's copy of the certificate.
A negative test for Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA) is
required less than 6 months prior to entry. Tests with "pending"
results are not acceptable.
The following are exempt from the EIA test requirement:
- Nursing foals under 6 months of age, traveling with a
An import permit is required. Please call our office to
obtain an import permit prior to shipment.