Import of a species listed in CITES Appendices

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Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Airport Center for Agricultural and veterinary Quarantine

Address: Cargo village - Abu Dhabi Airport, Abu Dhabi

Working Days: All days of the week | 24 hours

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 54.654193

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Al Guwaifat Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Al Ruwais, Abu Dhabi

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Telephone: 8003050

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longitude: 51.622864

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Khalifa Port Center for Agriculture and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Khalifa port, Abu Dhabi

Working Days: Saturday to Thursday | 08:00 - 15:00

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 54.697933

latitude:24.784519

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Khatm Al Shaklah Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Al Ain Area - Khatem Al Sheklah St, Abu Dhabi

Working Days: All days of the week | 07:30 - 18:00

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.952049

latitude:24.212588

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Mazyad Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Mazyad Area - Al Ain, Abu Dhabi

Working Days: All days of the week | 07:30 - 18:00

Telephone: 8003050

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longitude: 55.847627

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Dubai

Al Maktoum Airport Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Al Maktoum Airport Center, Dubai

Working Days: All days of the week | 08:00 - 15:00 Call on request

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.143920

latitude:24.897640

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Dubai Airport Cargo Village Center for Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Dubai International Airport - Cargo village, Dubai

Working Days: All days of the week | 24 hours

Mobile: 00971 50 3894944

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.342901

latitude:25.256038

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Dubai Airport Free Zone Center for Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Dubai Airport - Emirates Airlines Building, Dubai

Working Days: All days of the week | 24 Hours

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.366164

latitude:25.262203

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Dubai Flower Center for Agricultural Quarantine

Address: Dubai International Airport - Dubai Airports for Cargo and Logistics Building, Dubai

Working Days: All days of the week | 24 hours

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.337968

latitude:25.263084

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Hatta Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Hatta Area - Dubai Hatta St., Dubai

Working Days: All days of the week | 24 hours

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 56.192109

latitude:24.811184

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Jabel Ali Port Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Gate 7. Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai

Working Days: Agricultural: All days of the week / Veterinary: From Sunday to Thursday | Agricultural: 08:00 - 21:00 / Veterinary: 08:00 - 15:00

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.054328

latitude:24.961211

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Sharjah

Khalid Port Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Al Khalidya Area - Khalid Port St., Sharjah

Working Days: Agricultural: From Sunday to Thursday / Veterinary: From Sunday to Thursday | Agricultural: 07:00 - 14:30 / Veterinary: 07:00 - 14:30 (After working hours, Service will be provided if requested in advance)

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

longitude: 55.377784

latitude:25.361976

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Sharjah Airport Center for Agricultural and Veterinary Quarantine

Address: Sharjah airport - Cargo Village , Sharjah

Working Days: Agricultural: From Sunday to Thursday / Veterinary: From Sunday to Thursday | Agricultural: 07:00 - 14:30 / Veterinary: 07:00 - 14:30 (After working hours, Service will be provided if requested in advance)

Telephone: 8003050

Email: info@moccae.gov.ae

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latitude:25.326681

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Service Description

This service enables individuals and companies to apply for the import certificate for live animal and plant species and their derivatives that listed in CITES convention appendices. The validity of certificate is one year from the date of issuance, then check on the consignment when it arrives in the country at the port of entry and release it after ensuring that it complies with all import requirements

Service Procedures

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

To issue import CITES certificate:

  1. Fill out the e-form
  2. E - payment
  3.  Review the application and complete the procedures electronically
  4. Issuing the Electronic Import CITES Certificate

To release the consignment:

  1. Fill out the e-form
  2. E - Payment
  3. Review the application and complete the procedures electronically
  4. Virtual examination and laboratory testing (if necessary)
  5. Issuing the electronic release certificate.

Service Fees

300 AED to request to issue a CITES certificate for export or re-export
75 AED per bird to request to issue a CITES certificate to import export or re-export falcons
1 AED per bird with a minimum of 200 AED for the shipment to release consignment of ornamental birds listed and not included in the CITES agreement
10 AED per animals with a minimum of 200 AED for the shipment to Request the release of other animals and reptiles listed or not listed under CITES
50 AED per bird to request to release the Falcon
500 AED to request to release the consignment of samples listed under the CITES agreement

Required Documents

For import species or derivatives or products listed in Appendix I:

  1. A preliminary approval letter OR CITES certificate of Export or Re-Export OR letter from a breeding center in the exporting (or origin) country including the identification marks such as ring, microchip or tag (Not mandatory)

For import species or derivatives or products listed in Appendix II or III:

  1. CITES Export or Re-Export certificate from the exporting country.
  2. In the case of importing plants listed in Appendix II and industrially produced from countries certified by CITES, a copy of the phytosanitary certificate shall be attached indicating that the species is included in the CITES appendix as an alternative certificate for CITES certification.

Treated Animal derivatives

  1. CITES export or re-export certificate from the exporting country.
    1. A certificate stating that the consignment has been treated in one of the ways recommended in the OIE to eliminate pathogens.

In case of import to participate in exhibitions and circus

  1. No objection certificate from the sponsor or organization.
  2. CITES export or re-export certificates from the exporting country, indicating the identification mark.
  3. Approval of the competent authority to organize exhibitions for live animals.

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 only.
  2. Certificates are issued for one shipment only.
  3. Ensure that the exporting country does not have a trade ban on the CITES website.
  4. To import caviar listed on the CITES Appendix, a caviar universal labelling system must be attached.
  5. In case of import from Appendix I for commercial purposes, the breeding centers or nurseries must be registered in CITES website.
  6. In case of import from a non-CITES party, a permit or certificate shall be attached from the competent authorities listed in the CITES website.
  7. The provisions of veterinary and agricultural quarantine shall be applied on all shipments.
  8. All consignments shall be entered through the approved border ports in the UAE and the release certificate for the veterinary and agricultural consignments shall be obtained electronically.
  9. The provisions of Ministerial Decree No. 335 of 2018 on regulating the importation of live animals, their products and their by-products and Federal Law No. 22 of 2016 on regulating the Possession of Dangerous Animals and its executive regulations and its Amended shall be applied on all shipments.
  10. In case of transiting, unloaded and reloaded specimens in the state:

- It is not required a permit, certificate, or any other document from the ministry (Administrative Authority).

- Any specimen may be tested to verify the existence of a permit of export issued by the Administrative authority in the exporting or re-exporting State in accordance with the provisions set forth in the CITES Convention.

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