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    Last time I checked (early Jan) there was no provision for PDF labels. It may not have been implemented yet.
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    Whenever I request new labels now, they send me an email with a .pdf attachment containing the labels. You can simply forward that to whoever is doing the export and have them print them (just make sure they never reuse the same label).

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    Thanks Mato. I requested the new shipping labels on Tuesday and received the labels just a few minutes ago. It's nice they finally switched over. A week off of a usual 3 week shipment ordeal is ok in my book! Now I just need the weather to warm up into the 40's so I can get my small army of glabrata, bellii, & wacky traps!

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    Id like to thank everyone that contributed to this thread. Much more informative than I had planned it to be. People should have 0 problems getting permits if they read this thread now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dionae View Post
    Id like to thank everyone that contributed to this thread. Much more informative than I had planned it to be. People should have 0 problems getting permits if they read this thread now.
    There is a lot of great information in this thread. It might be worthwhile to update the original post with the additional information that has been learned and/or shared, just for ease of review. That way, anyone coming in can simply read the first thread for the instructions, and then for further context can continue to read through the accumulating pages. Just a thought.

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    Agreed. I made the thread a "sticky" even though "stuck" threads get less traffic. People seem to just skip over them. It always be "unstuck"
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    Thats a good idea. I'll do it if I find the time.

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    Good idea on the sticky. Thought I would go ahead and post the instruction sheet that is emailed with the labels. It is pretty informative.

    Just a quick note that is not made abundantly clear, if EMS (which subsequently uses USPS once in the states) is chosen as the courier of choice, they will automatically forward the package from the inspection station to you at no additional charge. I was freaking out trying to setup a business account with USPS so they could charge me until the inspection station was like, "don't worry about it, we got your back!" I have never used a private courier so cannot give advice on that.

    It is also a good idea to call the inspection station ahead of time just to give them a heads up you have a package inbound. They are all super nice and will gladly work with you. Even if you are like me and you call them everyday it's in customs like, "Is it done yet?" lol.




    IMPORTANT: YOU MUST PRINT THESE LABELS IN COLOR
    Failure to print labels in color could result in the destruction of your shipment

    DIRECTIONS FOR PACKAGING AND SHIPPING QUARANTINE MATERIALS UNDERPPQ 588, PPQ 546, PPQ 587 AND PPQ 525A PERMITS FOR IMPORTATION INTO THEUNITED STATES.

    Unless otherwise instructed in the permit conditions, attach the GREEN/YELLOW label(PPQ 508) securely using clear/transparent tape to the EXTERIOR of the shipping package.Packages without labels on the EXTERIOR may be refused entry even if the labels areenclosed.

    Place on the EXTERIOR OF THE PACKAGE the name and address of shipper and astatement of the contents.

    Place within the package the permit holder name, delivery address, phone number, invoice,and, when required, a phytosanitary certificate.

    THE LABEL WILL DIRECT THE PACKAGE TO THE PPQ PLANT INSPECTIONSTATION AUTHORIZED UNDER THE PERMIT. THE DELIVERY ADDRESS MUSTBE THE SAME AS INDICATED ON THE LABEL OR THE PACKAGE WILL BEREFUSED ENTRY.

    The package may only contain materials authorized under the PPQ 588, PPQ 546, PPQ 587or PPQ 525A Permit. It will be refused entry with possible civil penalties if unauthorizedmaterials are included.

    DO NOT WRITE ON, MODIFY, OR DEFACE THESE LABELS. These labels cannot bereused or duplicated for additional shipments. Each individual label will have a distinctivebarcode. Underlying packaging/wrapping must carry the address, a prepaid delivery waybill,carrier account number, or postage must be included and any other information required todirect the shipment to its final destination. USDA APHIS does not defray any additionalshipping costs for transiting the shipment through an inspection station as the initial USdestination.

    IMPORTANT: YOU MUST PRINT THESE LABELS IN COLOR
    Failure to print labels in color could result in the destruction of your shipment

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