Colorado Approved Tagging Site - A premises where livestock may be officially identified on behalf of their owner or the person in possession, care, or control of the animals when they are brought to the premises
Colorado Approved Feedlot - The approved feedlot shall be maintained for finish-feeding of animals in dry lot with no provisions for pasturing or grazing. Animals leaving such a feedlot must move directly to slaughter and be accompanied by a current brand inspection certificate.
Veterinarians can use either option 1 or 2 for Livestock entry permits.
Livestock entry permits can also be obtained by calling the Colorado State Veterinarian's Office at (303) 869-9130.
For the import of animals from other countries, call the Colorado State Veterinarian's Office at (303) 869-9130; International health certificates and testing requirements must also be met.
For cervids and exotic wildlife entry permits, call the Colorado State Veterinarian's Office at (303) 869-9133; please be advised that additional processing time and information will be required for these types of permits.
The Colorado State Veterinarian's Office business hours are Monday-Friday 8am-5pm (MST) and closed on US Federal Holidays.
All livestock listed on the Certificate of Veterinary Inspection shall comply with vaccination, testing, official animal identification requirements and the appropriate information recorded on the CVI. For more information on CVI's visit Electronic Interstate Certificates of Veterinary Inspection resource page.
Check this contact list for the destination's State Veterinarian's Office to acquire more information on each states animal transport regulation or visit the USDA website for additional information and international animal transport regulations.