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Livestock Identification

​​​​Transportation certificates, completed by the livestock owner or his/her agent, permit the movement of cattle within the state of Oregon. An Oregon transportation certificate is not valid for transporting cattle out of the state; contact the brand inspector in your area for a brand inspection.

Oregon transportation certificates may be purchased in books of 50 from ODA for $1.50. You also can download a copy of the certificate or you can create your own form. 

The form must contain the following information:

  • Livestock owner’s name
  • Point of origin of the livestock
  • Destination
  • Number of head and a description of the cattle, including brands, tags, breed, and sex
  • Authorization to transport if it is to be performed by a person other than the owner
  • Signature of the livestock owner or person in legal possession​


Oregon Transportation Certificate

Transportation certificates permit the movement of cattle, completed by the livestock owner, not for use as change of ownership or out of state movement. Oregon Transportation Certificate



Animal Identification
635 Capitol Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
Phone: 503-986-4681
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