Export or re-export of a species listed in CITES Appendices

  • Service Code D1-2-AAA-29-Q
  • Number of Users
    185 Companies
    652 Individuals
  • Number of Transaction
    10524 Companies
    3771 Individuals
  • Target Audience
    Individual
    Companies
  • Service Channels

Service Time

1 Working day

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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

To apply for a service over any of the service channels, you should register in the digital services system From here

  1. Create the application electronically
  2. E - payment
  3.  Review the application and complete the procedures electronically
  4. Issuing the Electronic Certificate

Service Fees

300 AED Request to issue a CITES certificate for export or re-export
75 AED per bird for Request to issue a CITES certificate to import export or re-export falcons

Required Documents

For Export or Re-Export species or derivatives or products listed in Appendix I:

  1. CITES import certificate from the importing country or preliminary approval to receive the species or products.
  2. Certificate of ownership of species listed in CITES Appendices (for the species bred in the UAE, with no documents or imported from outside of UAE before 2018) Or CITES Release Certificate (for species imported from outside of the UAE after 2018).

For Export or Re-Export species or derivatives or products listed in Appendix II or III:

  1. Certificate of ownership of species listed in CITES Appendices (for the species bred in the UAE, with no documents or imported from outside of UAE before 2018) Or CITES Release Certificate (for species imported from outside of the UAE after 2018).

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.

Additional Information:

  1. Addresses of the administrative authorities for CITES parties Click here 
  2. To search if the species or specimen listed in the CITES appendices Click here