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Business Licence Information Services
All Kinds of Food, except Tobacco & Alcoholic Drinks, 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 import any reptiles from overseas.
You will sell any reptiles, animals and birds (exclude cattle, sheep, goats, swine and poultry).
You will need Sanitary Certificate for Products of Animal Origin for exporting animals by-products (bones/oils/shark fins) to countries which require the Certificate.
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 animals or birds from overseas.
You will import breeding pigs from overseas.
You will import breeding pigs from the Mainland.
You will import mammals from the Mainland and/or you will import animal products.
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.
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 import game or meat.
You will import milk or milk beverages.
You will re-export meat or poultry through Hong Kong to Mainland China/Macau.
You will import frozen/chilled meat and poultry.
You will need Health Certificate for Foods of Animal Origin for exporting food with ingredients of animal and certifying that you have met the veterinary health requirement of the importing countries/places.
You will import or export a genetically modified organism.
You will tranship any non-US Frozen Chicken Products to the Mainland through Hong Kong.
You will import toothfish items.
You will export toothfish items.
You will re-export toothfish items.
Last Review Date : 26 February 2016