Equine Residing In or Entering Illinois
Equine residing in Illinois: A negative Coggins (EIA) conducted within a year if the animal is more than one year of age. A Certificate of Veterinary Inspection and Entry Permit are not required for Illinois equine.
Equine entering Illinois: All equine entering Illinois must be accompanied by a negative test for EIA (Coggins) conducted within a year if the animal is more than one year of age, Certificate of Veterinary Inspection (CVI) issued by an accredited veterinarian within 30 days of entry. The state of Illinois also requires an Entry Permit number which is issued by the Illinois Department of Agriculture and is good for the life of the CVI, which is 30 days.
THERE IS NO CHARGE FOR OBTAINING AN ENTRY PERMIT NUMBER FROM THE ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.
Entry permit numbers are available by calling the Illinois Department of Agriculture, Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, at 217/782-4944. Permits may also be obtained online at:http://www.agr.state.il.us/AnimalHW/animalregistry/login.php
More information is available by visiting the Illinois Department of Agriculture, http://www.agr.state.il.us/AnimalHW/equinereq.html
The horse's name on the report must be the USEF/USDF Registered Name of the horse & not the barn name. This is a must for showing.