Issue a CITES Export/Re-export Certificate

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Service Description

This service enables individuals and companies to apply for the Export/Re-export CITES certificate for live animal and plant species and their derivatives that listed in CITES Convention Appendices. The validity of certificate is six months from the date of issuance.

Service Procedures
  1. Create the application electronically
  2. E - payment
  3.  Review the application and complete the procedures electronically
  4. Issuing the Electronic Certificate
Note: to start applying on the service, please register and signup to have your personal user name in the system
Target Audience
Individual Companies
Required Documents

For re-export Species listed in Appendix I

  • CITES certificate (Import) issued by the country of importation or preliminary approval to receive the species or product to be imported, and the species that bred in captivity are excluded.
Terms and Conditions

The customer shall comply with the provisions of Law No. 11 of 2002 on the regulation of international trade in Endangered species of Fauna and Flora.

  1. CITES Certificate includes a maximum four species.
  2. The type to be exported or re-exported must be in the customer's account in the Ministry's electronic system
  3. Certificates are issued for one shipment only.
  4. Ensure that the importing country does not have a trade ban on the CITES website.
  5. All consignments shall be exit through the approved border ports in the UAE and must be obtained an agricultural or veterinary health certificate before export or re-export
Used Forms

CITES Certificate Application Form

Service Time

1 Working day