Supreme Council for Environment, Kingdom of Bahrain
Import Endangered Species (CITES)

This service is intended for the Import of endangered species (import/ export/ re-export) which are included in the CITES Agreement(parrots, falcons, deer, lute oil, rare animal skins, etc.), while other domesticated species are within the domain of the Ministry of Works, Municipalities Affairs and Urban Planning.

For a list of Cites types, and their three appendices, please visit: and search using the scientific or common name of the species.

Please fill in the form in English with the following:

  • Fill in the applicant's details and verify the validity of the e-mail address.
  • Fill out the datails of the exporter.
  • Fill in the details of the species (the name of the animal or plant or parts of them), and it is possible to add more than one sample for one application, bearing in mind that if the purpose if personal, then it is allowed to import only two species.
  • Attach the required documents: ID card, commercial registation, CITES license, and any other supporting documents such as birds' numbers.

The personal import is excluded from CITES certificate if it does not exceed 1 kg

The shipment of living organisms shall be taken in compliance with the laws of the International Air Transport Association (IATA)

Page Last Updated: 04 December 2022