Form and guidance to apply for a certificate to use a CITES listed specimen for commercial purposes.
The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) regulates the import, (re)export, sale or movement of endangered wild animals and plants. These are listed in Annexes A, B, C and D of the EU Regulation 750/2013.
This form should be used to apply for an Article 10 certificate to use an Annex A specimen for commercial purposes.
Specimen means any living or dead plant or animal (or any parts of it) that is listed in the regulations.
Commercial use includes:
- purchase or sale
- offering for sale
- displaying the specimen for commercial purposes
Please read the guidance before completing the form. This document explains the information required, the codes to use and the application process.