United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - National authorities

National contacts

    Management authorities

    1. Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)

    Contact people
    Kristopher Blake –UK CITES Management Authority
    Email
    [email protected] - Defra does not issue CITES permits or certificates. For queries about CITES permits, please –contact the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA). Details are below.
    Mailing address
    Floor 2
    Horizon House
    Deanery Road,
    Bristol BS1 5AH
    Last update
    12 January 2021

    Competent to grant permits / Competente para conceder permisos / Compétent pour délivrer les permis

    2. Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA)

    Centre for International Trade - Bristol
    Telephone
    +44 (117) 372 37 00
    Fax
    +44 (208) 415 25 10
    Email
    [email protected] (for general queries about CITES permits and certificates)
    [email protected] (to submit applications for CITES permits and certificates)
    Mailing address
    Floor 3
    Horizon House
    Deanery Road,
    Bristol BS1 5AH
    Last update
    11 March 2021

    1. Animal Plant Health Agency (APHA)

    Centre for International Trade
    CITES Enforcement Liaison Team
    Telephone
    +44 (2080) 260 389
    Fax
    +44 (2080) 260 498
    Mailing address
    Eden Bridge House
    Lowther Street
    Carlisle CA3 8DX
    Last update
    11 November 2019

    2. UK National Wildlife Crime Unit

    Telephone
    +44 (1506) 833 722
    Mailing address
    Randolphfield Police Station
    Stirling, FK8 2HD
    Last update
    11 January 2021

    3. Border Force

    National CITES Team
    Telephone
    +44 (203) 014 57 56
    Fax
    +44 (203) 014 58 08
    Mailing address
    Custom House
    Nettleton Road
    Heathrow Airport
    London TW6 2LA
    Last update
    06 December 2018