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Snakes, Import & Export
If your business involves the following situations, you may need to apply for specific licence(s). Please put a √ in the appropriate box(es) for further information:
You will need the Re-export Cerificate for re-exporting any non-CITES species or species not yet controlled under Cap. 586 as required by the place of import.
You will sell any reptiles, animals and birds (exclude cattle, sheep, goats, swine and poultry).
You will need the Animal Health Certificate for exporting live animals and certifying that you have met the veterinary health requirements imposed by the importing countries.
You will import any reptiles from overseas.
You will import/introduce from the sea any endangered species of animals/plants, alive or dead, parts (e.g. meat/skin/hair/leather/teeth/tusk), or their derivatives.
You will export/re-export any endangered species of animals/plants, alive or dead, parts (e.g. meat/skin/hair/leather/teeth/tusk), or their derivatives.
Your business entity will operate as a company with limited liability in Hong Kong.
Your company is incorporated outside Hong Kong and planning to establish a place of business in Hong Kong.
You will carry on food importation/distribution business.
Last Review Date : 26 February 2016