Register Ownership of Species Listed in CITES Appendices

  • Service Code D1-2-AAA-37-Q
  • Number of Users
    128 Companies
    572 Individuals
  • Number of Transaction
    5642 Companies
    5375 Individuals
  • Target Audience
  • Service Channels

Service Time

1 Working day

Customer Happiness Centers

Call Center


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Service Description

Through this service you can register the live animal and plant species and their derivatives that listed in CITES convention appendices for the species imported or for the species breed in UAE and include it in the customer's account in the electronic system

Service Procedures

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

  1. Fill out the e-form
  2. Review the application and complete the procedures electronically
  3. The species registered and added to customer account balance electronically

Service Fees

No Fees

Required Documents

For the species imported from outside of the UAE before 2018:

  1. CITES import certificate from the UAE, including the appropriate identification marks and CITES export/re-export certificate from the exporting country, including the appropriate identification marks.

For the species breed in the UAE but didn’t registered in the electronic system:

  1. A certificate of captive breeding in UAE, including the appropriate identification mark such as (Ring number, Microchip, Tag).

For the falcon species bred in the UAE for the following cases (individuals, unknown falcons, falcons bred in private farms and house) and also all species with no documents: 

  1. Attach the competent department approval.

Terms and Conditions

  1. The customer must have an account in the Ministry electronic system.
  2. This ownership is for local use and does not dispense with the issuance of the CITES certificate when the specimen is transferred outside the UAE.
  3. May be required to bring the species to the Customer Happiness Centres or to one of the facilities accredited by the Ministry to ensure the matching of species data