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How to Apply for an Export Licence


Application Forms require the following information:

1.    Name and Address of Exporter
2.    Description of items, weight or quantity and value
3.    Country of shipment
4.    Name and Address of Consignee/Ultimate Consignee
5.    Signature of Applicant

Export application forms must be filled out in triplicate and written up individually. NB: (NO carbon copies or photocopies will be accepted).

Items that require an Export Licence:

  • Conch
  • Lobster

Fees for Exporting Conch and Lobster:

  • Conch      -    EC$0.50 per lb
  • Lobster    -    EC$1.00 per lb

NB: The “CLOSED SEASON” for Lobster is May 1 – August 31.  There is no “CLOSED SEASON” for Conch

Export Licence for Conch and Lobster is valid for three (3) months after the date of approval.

All application for the exportation of Conch and Lobster must be approved by the Fisheries Division, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, who will issue a CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora) permit to facilitate the processing of the Export Licence.