Export Licence - Export/Re-export of CITES-regulated Species

How to Apply

Application Deadline

Apply when necessary, no fixed deadline.

Application Procedures and Required Documents

Applicants need not hand in the application in person but must lodge:

  1. A duly completed Export Licence Form (available for sale at the Printing Bureau);
  2. The Health Certificate issued by the Municipal Affairs Bureau in the case of live specimens.

Service Locations and Hours

Apply in person

  1. Economic and Technological Development Bureau (DSEDT) – Foreign Trade Division
    Address: Rua Dr. Pedro José Lobo, n°s 1-3, 2/F, Macao
    Office Hours:
    Monday to Thursday, 9:00 – 13:00, 14:30 – 17:45
    Friday, 9:00 – 13:00, 14:30 – 17:30
  2. Macao SAR Service Centre (CSRAEM)
    Address: Rua Nova da Areia Preta, n° 52, Macao
    Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 18:00 (no lunch break)
  3. Islands Service Centre of Macao SAR (CSRAEM-I)
    Address: Rua de Coimbra, n° 225, 3/F , Taipa
    Office Hours: Monday to Friday, 9:00 – 18:00 (no lunch break)


Free of charge, but a fee of MOP70 is charged for each copy of the relevant CITES certificate.

Processing Time

Within 2 working days

Notes: Under normal circumstances, the period mentioned above takes effect from the day after all necessary documents have been lodged, the day of lodgement exclusive.

Notes/Information for Applicants

Prices of Forms for Foreign Trade

Progress Enquiry and Application Result Collection

Enquiry on application progress: DSEDT Website » Administrative Services » e-Services » Information Enquiry » Online Enquiry on Application Progress of Import Licence or Export Licence

Method to collect the application result: In person

Document to be presented or submitted when collecting result of application: Receipt of application