Electronic Certificates of Veterinary Inspection

VET CVI is an electronic health certificate program offered by the Animal Industry Division of the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship for free. Available in both mobile and desktop applications.


  • Automatic submission to the state animal health official (SAHO)
  • Faster to fill out
  • Avoids penmanship errors 
  • Cost savings
  • Free for all Iowa licensed and accredited veterinarians
  • Approved for submitting CVIs to all U.S. States
  • Once completed, immediate submission to state animal health official (SAHO)
  • For use in large and small animals
  • Connects to existing address book for auto-fill options
  • Can copy clone of previous CVI for quick submissions
  • Easy upload of multiple official IDs
  • Access anywhere
  • Ability to upload animal image(s)
  • Easily share CVI with client
  • Submit Brucellosis vaccination records
  • Submit Tuberculosis test charts



VET-CVI User Guide

For questions please e-mail CVI@IowaAgriculture.gov or call 515-281-5547

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Download VET-CVI from the app store


Register An Account

  • Click create account
  • Create and enter a unique username and password
  • Enter your name and current address.
  • Enter your accreditation information including category (1 or 2), accreditation number and expiration date
  • Enter your state licensing information include state of license, license number and expiration date. You can enter more than one state.
  • Click submit
  • Watch your inbox for e-mail confirmation that IDALS has approved your registration. This may take a few days.
  • Start using VET-CVI