Customs Management (Export Permit) Regulations, 2014

Customs Management Act, 2011

Customs Management (Export Permit) Regulations, 2014

Statutory Instrument 67 of 2014

  • Commenced on 22 September 2014
  • [This is the version of this document at 8 November 2017.]

1. Citation

These regulations may be cited as the Customs Management (Export Permit) Regulations, 2014.

2. Goods which require export permit before exportation

(1)The goods listed under column (1) of the First Schedule appended to these regulations are restricted goods, the exportation of which are prohibited without a permit granted under these regulations.
(2)Any person exporting any goods listed under column (1), the HS Code and the description of goods are given in the corresponding entries under columns (2) and (3) respectively, of the First Schedule shall, prior to the export from Seychelles of such goods, obtain a export permit in writing from the authority specified in the corresponding entry under column (4) of that Schedule.

3. Grant of export permit

(1)Any person exporting any goods referred to in regulation 2(1) may make an application in Form I of the Second Schedule for grant of export permit to the concerned authority responsible for the grant of the export permit of such goods.
(2)On receipt of the application under subregulation (1), the authority shall, on being satisfied, grant an export permit in Form II of the Second Schedule authorising the applicant for exportation of the goods mentioned in the permit on such conditions as the Assistant Commissioner of Customs may impose under section 190(4) of the Customs Management Act, 2011.

First Schedule (Regulation 2)

List of restricted goods and the authority responsible for grant of export permit for such goods

Goods, export of which require permit HS Code Description of goods Authority responsible for grant of export permit
(1) (2) (3) (4)
Miscellaneous chemical products 9907.0000 Human Remains - embalmedAshes of cremated human bodyHuman tissues including blood and blood productsBiological samples from laboratories for research or diagnostic purposes Ministry of Health
Sub-Heading 38.08 Pesticides;
Chapters 28 to 30 Medicines;Any other medical or related products that may appear on the market and judged by the authority responsible for public health to require export permit.
  Sub-Headings38.25.39.15 1. Waste and products derived from waste; includes garbage, refuse, sludge, construction debris and other discarded substances resulting from industrial and commercial operations or from domestic, individual and community activity. Ministry of Environment and Energy
  40.0440.1743.01 to 44.05 2. Hazardous waste
3. Products of concern to the environment; products that may display certain characteristics which may be harmful to the environment, includes re-export and product recall, and materials that may contain biological risk (e.g. soil)
4. Species listed under Appendix to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora, (CITES) including parts and products thereof
5. Palm plants
  05.07 to 05.08 6. Corals and shells
    Genetically modified organisms Ministry of Natural Resources
Live Plants and plant products Sub-Heading06.01 to 06.04 Live trees and other plants; bulbs roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage  
Live animals; Animal Products Chapter 1 Live Animals; Seychelles Agricultural Agency
Fish and Fisheries Product Chapter 031604.1100 to 1605.9090 Fish and crustaceans, mollusks and other aquatic invertebrates Seychelles Fishing Authority
Prepared or preserved fish; caviar and caviar substitutes prepared from fish eggs.
Crustaceans, mollusks and other aquatic invertebrates, prepared or preserved.
Motor Vehicles Chapter 87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling-stock and parts and accessories thereof Ministry of Home Affairs and Transport

Second Schedule (Regulation 3)

Form I: Application for export permit (CM010): II: Export permit (CM011):
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History of this document

22 September 2014