Import and Export Licences for live ornamental and food fishes for breeding/ commercial
A license is required to import/ export live ornamental and food fishes.
How to access this service
Applicants are required to:
- Collect the requisite forms from the Trade Licence Unit of the Ministry of Trade and Industry.
- Complete the forms in duplicate and submit for consideration.
- If the Division approves the import/export, the applicant is to submit the requisite forms to the Ministry of Trade and Industry for issuance of a trade licence.
The applicant must inform the Division of his/ her intention to import/export their shipment at least 48 hours before its arrival/departure as an officer of the Division must inspect the consignments at the port of entry/departure. Inspections are conducted between the hours of 8am-4pm, Mon-Fri (excluding public holidays).
Species must not be listed as endangered and must meet CITES requirements (where applicable).