New Mexico’s State Veterinarian Issues Update on Animal Health Situation
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The states listed below have special import requirements, or imports of cattle are not allowed at all. Click on the state below for more information regarding that state.

If a state is not listed, we are not aware of any change in requirements. Check with that state.

To acquire a livestock entry permit 24 hours / 7 days a week, please use the "NM Entry Permits" menu choice on the left to create permits yourself online. Please note that all horses, mules, asses, cattle and bison entering NM from another state must have an entry permit.


If you prefer to use the telephone, call (800) 432-6889 and you will be directed to a live representative who will provide you with an entry permit number. Please have your NAN (National Accreditation Number) ready to give to the representative. Please have an accurate origination and destination address including zip code to obtain a permit.

The number listed above is only for entry permits. Any other inquiries or matters should be directed to (505) 841-6161.

All EXHIBITORS: Please adhere to the 2024 NM Exhibitor Guide. OUT OF STATE EXHIBITORS: In addition to the Guide, please review the full import requirements by animal type

2024 New Mexico Guide for Livestock Exhibitors.pdf