Listed plants and animals

Plants and animals protected by regulation

CITES list

Check the CITES list to see if the live plant or animal, or plant or animal product you are bringing into or taking out of Australia is endangered and protected under CITES.

Declarations under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act)

Live import list

Check this list to see if the plant or animal specimen you wish to bring into Australia is on the list. If a specimen is included on the live import list it can be imported as either a whole organism or as reproductive material. Some can only be imported under specific conditions and may require an import permit.

Live specimens or reproductive material may only be imported if they appear on the live import list.

Note: Check the CITES species list (see above) to see whether the species that you intend to import live also requires CITES permits

Native specimens exempt from regulation (LENS)

Check this list to see if the specimen you wish to export is on the list. The exemption does not include live native animals or plants.

Declarations under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act)