Laws and Regulations

Control of Communicable Diseases; Importation of Human Remains

For information on the Importation of Human Remains Final Rule.

Laws and Regulations Related to Animal Importation

African Rodents



  • Updated Regulation for the Importation of Dogs and Cats (42 CFR 71.51).
    • CDC announced updates to its dog and cat importation regulation (42 CFR 71.51) and related definitions (42 CFR 71.50) on May 8, 2024 and published in the federal register on May 13, 2024.

Nonhuman Primates