Application to export biomedical samples
If you need assistance in completing this form, the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) Management Authority Office can be contacted by email or by telephone at 1-855-869-8670.
Important Instructions for the Applicant
Please read carefully - Be sure to fill-in all related questions on the application form. An incomplete application may cause delays in processing.
- Attach all required documents pertaining to the animal (such as foreign CITES permits, hunting permits, birth certificate, etc.)
- Send the completed signed CITES application form by email, regular mail or fax, to the CITES Management Authority or the appropriate CITES Permitting Office (refer to the form submission page)
CITES Permitting Office
Canadian Wildlife Service
351, St. Joseph Blvd
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3
- If the application is approved, the permit and instructions will be sent by mail to the applicant. If you would like to receive your permit by courier, please provide a pre-paid envelope or your courier account number. The permit will be sent to the address provided in Part 1, unless otherwise specified by the applicant.
- Some animals and products must also meet the requirements of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). Please refer to their site or contact their regional offices by phone.
Type of application
□ New Application
How should the CITES permit be sent to you?
□ Regular mail □ Courier service
For the permit to be sent by courier, indicate the courier company name and your account number:
Part 1: Mailing information
Part 2: Request for copies
CITES permit or certificate #:_______________________________________________________
For the permit to be sent by courier, indicate the courier company name and your account number:Date of issue: (DD-MMM-YYYY) _______________________________________________________
Number of copies requested:_______________________________________________________
Rationale for additional copies request:_______________________________________________________
□ I understand that it is my responsibility to be informed of all other requirements with regard to possession, care and transport of my animal(s) and have or will obtain any additional authorizations or permits required by other jurisdictions, federal government agencies, or foreign countries.
I hereby certify that I am authorized to submit this application and that the information submitted is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge.(sign with dark ink)
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