Securing Livestock Shipping Permit, Health and Death Certificates

ABOUT THE SERVICE

LIVESTOCK Shipping Permits, along with Health Certificates, are required from shippers before cattle, carabao, swine and other livestock can be transported outside the city.

Health Certificates are issued to certify that the animals to be transported live do not have any communicable diseases. These are also required for pet dogs and cats before they can be shipped to other areas.

Death Certificates for livestock are needed by crop and livestock insurance companies before they can process claims for indemnity.  The City Veterinary Office issues these permits and certificates.

REQUIREMENT(S)

Health Certificate and Livestock Shipping Permit

  • Barangay Clearance
  • License as Shipper (for livestock)
  • Certificate of Ownership or Transfer (cattle and carabao)
  • Vaccination records

Death Certificate

  • Barangay Certification or Affidavit of 2 disinterested persons attesting to the death
  • Certificate of Ownership or Transfer (cattle and carabao)
  • Community Tax Certificate

HOW TO AVAIL OF THE SERVICE

FOLLOW THESE STEPS IT WILL TAKE YOU PLEASE APPROACH
Health Certificate and Livestock Shipping Permit

1. Request for certificate/permit

Bring the animals(s) to the CVO and request for issuance of the certificate permit.

For livestock, especially large cattle, you may request that the certifying officer visit the animal at the shipper’s pooling and loading area.

2. Inspection

Veterinarian inspects the animals and ensures that they do not have any communicable diseases

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3. Preparation of certification

Veterinarian prepares and approves the certification/permit and attaches the requirements above.

The certificate/permit should be presented by the shipper at checkpoints located along the highways leading to the livestock’s destination.

Within the day JUNIOS J. ELAD, JR.
City Veterinary Officer

JAIME HALCON
Agricultural Technologist-Livestock

Death Certificate
1. Request for certificate

Report to the CVO the death of the livestock and request for issuance of a death certificate.

2. Inspection and photographic evidence

The Livestock Officer will go with you to the area where the dead livestock is being held.  He validates the cause of death.

Takes photographs of the dead animal. The photos must be taken from at least 3 positions.

15 minutes
May vary depending on
travel time
JUNIOS J. ELAD, JR.
City Veterinary OfficerJAIME HALCON
Agricultural Technologist-Livestock
3. Preparation of certification

Livestock Officer prepares a Necropsy Report.  The City Veterinarian certifies this.

4. Submission to insurance company.

Submit the report/certification along with the requirements above, to the livestock insurance company.

The insurance company re-validates the cause of death and processes the insurance claim.

Within the day JAIME HALCON
Agricultural Technologist-Livestock

CITY VETERINARY OFFICE
Mahalika Highway, Del Rosario, Naga City
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Junios J. Elad, Jr., City Veterinary Officer
Tel. No. (054) 495-0143
E-mail: cvo@naga.gov.ph