Animal HealthImport RequirementsElephants

Elephant Import Requirements

 

Certificate Requirements


Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI)

Permit Requirements


Import Permit

Testing Requirements


Tuberculosis (TB)

  1. Annual elephant negative screening test approved by the state veterinarian within 12 months prior to import into Montana is mandatory; AND
  2. TB test all ages (3 negative daily trunk washes and culture) within 12 months prior to importation if NOT exposed to TB culture positive animal in the last 5 years; OR
  3. TB test all ages (3 negative daily trunk washes and culture) within 90 days prior to importation if exposed to TB culture positive animal within last 5 years.