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Permit application form
In order to carry out restricted activities involving a listed Alien Invasive Species, you need to apply for a permit issued by the Department of Environmental Affairs. This includes applications to keep Category 2 listed animals and plants, as well as the importation of an exotic species into the country, which will need to be accompanied by a Risk Assessment.
Permit Application Form
Permit Application Form to carry out restricted activities involving alien and invasive species.
Permit Application Form Non-fillable PDF (September 2016).
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding The AIS Permitting System
Q: What are indigenous species?
A: These are species that occur, or has historically occurred, naturally in a free state nature within the borders of the Republic, but exclude a species that has been introduced in the Republic as a result of human activity.