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First Import, Annex A

For the first import of parts or derivatives of species listed in Annex A of Council Regulation (EC) No. 338/97 for personal effects, the following documents must be presented to the German customs office at the point of import:

  • The original and the yellow copy of the import permit issued by the Federal Agency

    and
  • the original CITES export or re-export document from the country of export.

The original and the yellow copy of the import permit must be stamped by the customs office at the point of import (official seal and import date). The yellow copy is handed to the importer as proof of import in accordance with the legislation in force. The original of the CITES export or re-export document and the original of the import permit must be forwarded to the BfN.

(pursuant to Article 57 (2) Commission Regulation (EC) No. 865/2006)

Last Change: 25/02/2008

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