Other Species (Rabbits, Rodents, Reptiles and Amphibians)

Federal law bans the sale of live turtle eggs and live turtles with a shell length less than 4 inches. There are exemptions for genuine scientific, educational, or exhibition purposes. The seller or distributor must provide the purchaser with the turtle health advisory sheet.

State law prohibits the importation or release of San Juan rabbits.

 

Import Requirements:

  1. Nonnative domestic rabbits, rodents, reptiles and amphibians must have an official interstate certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) filled out by a United States Department of Agriculture accredited veterinarian in the animal’s state of origin.
  2. Reptiles and amphibians being imported to a registered Michigan aquaculture facility must meet state aquaculture importation requirements.
  3. Check local ordinances for any further regulations that may apply.

 

Exhibition (Show, fair demonstration or display) Requirements:

  1. There are no specific requirements for nonnative domestic rabbits, rodents, reptiles and amphibians moving within the state for exhibition.                                      
  2. Nonnative Domestic Rabbits, Rodents, Reptiles and Amphibians being imported from out of state for Exhibition:
  • Nonnative domestic rabbits, rodents, reptiles and amphibians must have an official interstate certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI) filled out by a United States Department of Agriculture accredited veterinarian in the animal’s state of origin.
  • Check local ordinances for any further regulations that may apply.
  1. Contact the exhibition authorities for any additional requirements.

 

Intrastate Requirements:

There are no specific requirements for intrastate movement.

 

Export Requirements:

Please contact the state of destination.  Contact information can be found at http://bit.ly/StateAHO.           

 

International movement:

Please contact the United States Department of Agriculture at 517-337-4700 and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at 734-955-6197.