CITES and Trophy Documentation

People wanting to hunt Leopard and Elephant, will be required to obtain a CITES import permit from the relevant authorities. This is required for the export and import of category 1 species on the CITES list. The link below will open the cites document which needs to be completed and submitted to the United States Fish and Wildlife division or the relevant authority in your county of residence for processing. Once you have obtained your permit bring 3 copies (not the original) for exporting your CITES 1 trophies. The original is kept by you and used by your clearing agent to clear your trophies on arrival in your home country.

CITES Form

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