Application for permit to export fur garments or products

If you need assistance in completing this form, the 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
    Environment Canada
    351, St. Joseph Blvd
    Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3
    Fax: 1-855-869-8671
  • 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

□ Replacement

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: Contact information

1.1 Applicant information

To which address should the permit be sent?

□ Applicant's address     □ Other address (please specify below) 

1.2 - Broker information (if applicabale)

1.3 - Consignee information (the foreign importer)

Part 2: Purpose

Are the items being sent in order to be sold in the country of import?

□ Yes     □ No 

Part 3: Garment/product description and supporting documents

3.1 Product Description

Product Description
Item number Description of product or garment: Number of Items: Acquisition date or date of manufacture:
CITES Species used in the garment or product

Species common name
(e.g. lynx)
CITES Species used in the garment or product

Species Scientific Name
(e.g. Lynx canadensis)
CITES Species used in the garment or product

Country of origin of species:

3.2 Supporting documents

Indicate the type of document being submitted with the application, to show the origin of the fur used in the making of the garment or the origin of the garment itself:

□ Invoice (s)      □ Other documents

Part 4: Current location of the specimen(s)

In which country is the specimen located?


If the animal(s) is detained, please indicate where it is detained.

□ Canada Customs
□ Foreign Customs

Provide the Customs file number as well as all copies of the documents pertaining to the detention:


□ 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.

Signature of applicant:


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