CITES Permit


The CITES permit or certificate is a document accompanying imports, exports and re-exports of products from species protected by the CITES Convention (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of wild fauna and flora). This mandatory permit is used to demonstrate that the protected species specimen is legal and compatible with the sustainability of the species concerned.

This picture represents a sample of a CITES permit

Related products

The CITES permit concerns live or deceased animals or plants, as well as parts or products from these protected species (for example ivory).

Related procedures

Requests for CITES permits may be found on the website:

Related documents

As necessary, the CITES permit accompanies the following documents:

Related organizations

In Luxembourg, the CITES permit is delivered by the following government agencies:

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