The process to achieve CEIV Live Animal certification and to maintain it includes the following 6 parts:
Setup a project organization team. Within the team define the scope of work, accountabilities, and deliverables, and communication plan.
Follow the Management of Live Animals Logistics Training destined for personnel involved in the handling and transport of live animals and working for airlines, ground handling, freight forwarding and animal shipping companies.
Carry out an assessment of the handling and transport of live animals against the dedicated CEIV Live Animals Logistics audit checklist to ensure compliance with existing standards, requirements and the Live Animals Regulations (LAR).
Conduct a final validation to verify the findings and the gap analysis made during the assessment have been addressed to ensure that the organization meets the program's objectives.
Being recognized and registered as a “Center of Excellence for Live Animals Logistics” after successful completion of the training and validation parts. The certificate is valid for 36 months.
It includes a refresher training and a re-validation to check and ensure continued compliance with the program's objectives.