How do I submit samples to VMRD for testing?

New Clients
Samples should be shipped to VMRD to the attention of the "Laboratory Director." All samples must have a sample submission form (available upon request) indicating the tests requested and a valid import permit. Sample submissions can also be arranged on our New Customer Portal. If you would like to sign up for the portal, please let us know by sending us an email to A Customer Experience Center Representative will assist you in account creation.

Current Clients
If you already have a Portal account and need assistance on how to submit a sample, please contact us at or feel free to watch one of the instructional videos below.

You can access the instructional videos on sample submission using the Customer Portal here:

Master Seed Virus
Animal Origin Products
Cell Lines

Click here for detailed instructions on shipping.

Shipping address:
VMRD, Inc.
425 NW. Albion Drive
Pullman, WA 99163


How do I obtain a valid import permit?
USDA regulations may require a valid import permit to ship biological samples. Please contact our Quality Department at 509-334-5815.


What quantity of my sample should I send?
Minimum sample quantities vary by sample type and by test type. For general standards please see our Sample Sizes and Turnaround Times Document.