State Animal Health Officials

GVL resources and services for SAHOs

At GVL, we bring passion and innovation to empower veterinarians to safeguard the health and well-being of animals worldwide.

Our software platform assists nearly 12,000 veterinarians in the US and Canada with their government and industry regulatory needs for the movement and health of animals and animal specimens.

We’re also proud to be a trusted, approved ECVI vendor.

Recent Updates

10 Day CVI Signing Period

We have added a notice to the CVI signing process, reminding users that CVIs must be signed within 10 days of the inspection date.

GVL Identifier added to XML data files, Voided certificates now included

GVL data in XML data files will now have an unique identifier.

Although this is not required in the XML data standards, GVL has chosen to add this feature based on your feedback, to allow you to easily identify GVL data within the XML file.

Voided certificates are also now included in XML data files. The XML data files will now contain the new “Voided” attribute, when applicable. The PDF of the voided certificate will also be included in the XML data files.

A voided certificate is one that has been canceled by the veterinarian because it is incorrect and/or no longer needed by the owner. 

SAHO Resources

ADT Reporting

Our quarterly data summaries for ADT reporting requirements, a free service for state animal health officials, is now available for download in the GVL platform.

Federal Accreditation

We require veterinarian users to have current information (last name and/or NAN) based on the National Veterinary Accreditation Program (NVAP) website in order to sign CVIs, EIA tests, EECVIs and international health certificates.

Built-in State Rules

​​​We update movement requirements based on your state rules website. These built-in movement requirements in GVL help veterinarians quickly create accurate, compliant health certificates. Your state rules appear in the GVL platform and on our interstate movement site.

7001 Forms

So many states no longer accept USDA APHIS 7001 forms as a valid health certificate, due to security concerns. We put together this information and resource for veterinarians to help them know their options for a valid, secure CVI with GVL.

Extended Equine CVIs

Acceptance of EECVI six month equine health certificates continues to grow among states. Veterinarians create an EECVI in GVL and submit it to their state animal health official, and provide owners with online access to retrieve their travel permits 24/7.

SAHO Account Overview

Need a refresher on how to navigate your GVL account, or just want an overview of the latest platform updates? Watch a brief training session with our customer onboarding team to learn more about your SAHO account in GVL.

AgMove CVI

GVL now provides customer and technical support for AgMove CVI (previously called AgView CVI). We’ve answered your most common questions in our help center.

SAHO Appreciation

On the GVL blog, our product manager, Stacey Noe, describes the updates we’ve made to our software platform to help SAHOs do their job more efficiently.

GVL University

GVL University provides free educational courses and a platform to practice creating digital animal health and movement documents, open to everyone who wants to learn.

We’re here to help

The GVL Customer Success Team is available via chat, email or phone every day from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. central time. Call 515-817-5704 or email

Training Sessions

Join a live training session with the support team, or request a training session for your team.

Help Center

Explore the GVL help center for training materials, frequently asked questions and helpful resources.


View in-depth training sessions or brief demo tutorials on GVL’s YouTube channel.

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