Shipping from AK, HI, US Territories

When shipping samples from Hawaii, Alaska and any US territory all shipments must include a copy of our USDA-issued diagnostic permit.  This permit may be used to ship samples from the following territorial locations:

  • Midway Islands
  • Puerto Rico
  • American Samoa
  • US Virgin Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Marshall Islands
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Palau
  • Guam

You may request a copy of this permit by phone or email.  There is no charge for this service.  To assure that samples arrive to us in the best possible condition, please follow the sampling instructions listed under Sending Samples.  Please use the Shipping Instructions listed below. 

Shipping Instructions: Please double seal (bag inside of a bag) all samples.  Include a copy of the USDA-issued permit and completed sample submission form inside the package with your samples.  Place a second copy of the USDA-issued permit in an envelope labeled PERMIT and attach the sealed envelope to the outside of the box.