- U.S. DHHS/CDC Permits (42CFR, Part 71.54) - The Etiologic Agent Import Permit Program (EAIPP) of the CDC requires an import permit for all etiologic agents, biological materials, and hosts and/or vectors entering the U.S.
- USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Permits - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) permits are required to import, domestically transfer, or export a plant pest, plant, biological agents, or other material.
- U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Permits (50 CFR, Part 13) - Fish & Wildlife Service Permits cover a wide range of import/export regulations including the trapping, buying, selling, and trading of live animals (non-agricultural), preserved animal trophies, animal hides, and animal tissues.
- Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - The Food and Drug Administration controls most food and other products that enter the U.S. Foods, drugs (human, animal, and biological), cosmetics, medical devices and radiation emitting devices, etc. offered for entry into the United States require a permit or registration.
- Canadian Import Regulations - Shipments of human, animal, or plant pathogens to Canada will require a Canadian import permit.
Shipments of hazardous and restricted materials
- Biological products
- Batteries and fuel cells
- Radioactive items