Accreditation is handled by USDA APHIS and more information can be found on their website.
The client must have their animal examined by a veterinarian. If the animal meets the destination country’s requirements, the veterinarian can issue the health certificate.
Your client should check the requirements from the destination country to determine whether an accredited veterinarian must complete the health certificate. Many countries, including all of the European Union, require the veterinarian who examines your animal or pet and issues the health certificate to be federally accredited. Some countries refer to accredited veterinarians using various terminologies such as competent authority, official veterinarian, or issuing authorized veterinarian.
If you have any questions about your NVAP application, renewal or extension, please contact the Michigan area office at 517/337-4700 or email@example.com.