Request for additional permit shipments: information sheet

General Information

This application is to be used for requesting additional shipments of a valid CITES permit or certificate. The original permit or certificate must have been requested for multiple shipments. Additional copies will only be issued for a permit or certificate that has not expired. The additional shipments will have the same expiry date as the original permit or certificate.


  • Complete all applicable sections accurately and legibly. Incomplete application forms will not be accepted.
  • The application must be signed in order to be processed. Electronic signatures are not accepted.
  • For additional copies to be sent by courier, a courier company name and account number must be provided.
  • Service Standard - Allow up to 5 days for the processing of this application.

Submitting the application

  • Send your completed application to the appropriate CITES Permit Office. For more information, please refer to the Form Submission page of the Permits section on the Environment Canada CITES website (CITES).
  • Should you have any questions, contact us at: 1 855 869 8670, or by email at

Part 1: Mailing Information

  • Fill in all the required fields in the Mailing Information, to ensure that the additional shipment documents will be sent to and reach the appropriate destination.

Part 2: Request for copies

  • Indicate the number of the CITES permit or certificate for which you are requesting additional shipments.
  • Provide the Date of Issue as is indicated on the current CITES permit or certificate in Box 2.
  • Specify the Valid Until date for the CITES permit or certificate from Box 3 of the permit or certificate.
  • Indicate the quantity of additional shipments required. NOTE: the Valid Until date of the additional permit copies will be the same as on the original permit.
  • Explain the reason why the additional shipments are required and the rational for the quantity being requested.
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