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Invasive alien species (non-native animals and plants): permit application

Forms to apply for permits to move and use non-native animals and plants.

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Application for a permit under article 35(1)(a) and (b) of the IAS (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 - PDF version

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Application for a permit under article 35(1)(a) and (b) of the IAS (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 - ODT version

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Application for a permit under article 35(1)(c) of the IAS (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 - PDF version

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Use these forms to apply for a permit to move or use species covered by the EU Invasive Alien Species Regulation.

For a permit to use listed invasive non-native animals and plants for research, ex-situ conservation, scientific or medicinal purposes, complete the application under article 35(1)(a) or (b) of the Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019.

For a permit to use listed invasive non-native animals and plants for other activities (for reasons of compelling public interest including social and economic reasons), complete the application under article 35(1)(c) of the Order.

Send your completed form to APHA Centre for International Trade: Bristol.

See the importing non-native animals guidance and the non-native species secretariat website for further information on non-native species.

Published 15 August 2016
Last updated 4 December 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated forms due to the Invasive Alien Species (Enforcement and Permitting) Order 2019 that came into force on 1 December 2019

  2. First published.