For further inquiries on application of permits/ certificates, kindly contact the following offices as listed below in order of species classification:

 

Table A List of management Authorities
(as of First Schedule, Subsection 6(1) Act 686)
 
(A)
Species
(A)
Region
(C)
Management Authorities
In the case of trading internationally species or/and movement of …
… coming from/ going to…
kindly contact….
CITES-listed animal except for fish and marine animals
•  Peninsular Malaysia;
•  Federal Territory of Labuan; and
•  Federal Territory of Putrajaya.
Department of Wildlife and National Parks, Ministry of Natural resources and Environment Malaysia.
CITES-listed fish, marine animals and marine plants
•  Peninsular Malaysia;
•  Federal Territory of Labuan; and
•  Federal Territory of Putrajaya.
Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries Malaysia.
CITES-listed timber
•  Peninsular Malaysia;
•  Federal Territory of Labuan;
•  Federal Territory of Putrajaya; and
•  Sabah.
Malaysian Timber Industry
CITES-listed terrestrial and freshwater plant except timber
•  Peninsular Malaysia;
•  Federal Territory of Labuan; and
•  Federal Territory of Putrajaya.
Department of Agriculture, Ministry of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industries Malaysia.
 
CITES-listed animals (except fish and coral) and plant (except marine plant and timber)
•  Sabah
Sabah Wildlife Department
 
CITES-listed fish, coral and marine plant
•  Sabah
Sabah Fisheries Department
 
CITES-listed animal and plant
•  Sarawak
Forest Department Sarawak and Sarawak Forestry Corporation
Contact us
 
CITES-listed imported or re-exported from other than Malaysia
 
•  Other Parties of CITES
Contact Us
 

Tips on how to use Table A above in the case of export/ re-export or movement across the border from Malaysia or from Peninsular Malaysia to either Sabah or Sarawak or vice versa:

First step:
  • What kind of specimens involved in your application?
  • Where is the shipment’s/ specimen’s application being processed?
  • Identify the region in column A and the designated MA.
  • Apply for the required permits/ certificates.
Second Step:
  • Where is the destination of the shipment or specimen (as of item (ii) above)?
  • Identify the region in column A and the designated MA.
  • Apply for the required permits/ certificate.
Third Step:
  • Upon shipment, complete the approved permits by ensuring endorsement by related government  agencies at exit points.
  • Keep the permits/ certificates at all time. Permits/ certificates are valid for 6 months from the point of approval.
Fourth Step:
  • When a permit/ certificate expired and there is still need to transport the same specimen across border, the bearer of the permit/ certificate should apply for a new permit. There is no application for extension of period for any expired permit/ certificates.
  • In case of lost of permit/ certificate, kindly contact your relevant MA or drop us an email at citesmalaysia@kats.gov.my.

 

Last Updated : 16 February 2016