Home | Permits

Permit Contacts: South Africa

Address list for applications to remove fauna and flora from South Africa

Read the governments Bioprospecting Regulations 

Compiled by Liz Scott

Note: Permits need to be sought from individual provinces in which you will be collecting. Export permits are required to move fauna and flora between provinces, or out of the country. For international dialing, drop the first 0 from the code in parenthese and add the country code (+27), i.e. (011) xxx becomes +2711 xxx.

Free State Province:
Werner Böing
Free State Environmental Affairs & Tourism
P.O. Box 517
Bloemfontein
9300

Tel: (051) 447-0407       
Fax (051) 447-5240

Kwa-Zulu Natal Province:
Ms Sharon M. Hughes
KZN Wildlife
P.O. Box 662
Pietermaritzburg
3200

Tel: (0331) 845-1324
Fax: (0331) 845-1747
sharronh@kznncs.org.za

Eastern Cape Province:
Mike Fryer
Department of Economic Affairs, Environment and Tourism
Private Bag X 3
Amalinda
East London
5252

Tel:  (043) 741-1994       
Fax: (043) 741-1927

Western Cape Province:
Deon L. Hignett
Western Cape Nature Conservation Board
Private Bag X100
Vlaeberg
8018

Tel:  (021) 483-3539       
Fax: (021) 483-4158

Mpumalnga Province:
Mr Blackie Swart
Mpumalanga Parks Board Wildlife Protection Services
P.O. Box 1990
Nelspruit
1200

Tel:  (013) 759-5329       
Fax: (013) 759-5490
mppermit@iafrica.com

Northern Cape Province:
Leon Muller
Control Biodiversity Officer
Biodiversity Compliance Monitoring Unit
Compliance Monitoring and Enforcement
Department of Environment and Nature Conservation
Northern Cape
PO Box 476
Calvinia
8190

Tel: +27 27 3418360 Fax: +27 86 5653040 Cell: +27 82 3305280
leon.muller@hotmail.com

Gauteng Province:
Lydia Onsongo
Department of Agriculture, Conservation, Environment and Land Affairs
P. O. Box 8769
Johannesburg
2000

Tel: (011) 355-1225       
Fax: (011) 355-1239
lydiao@gpg.gov.za

Limpopo Province:
Deon von Weilligh
Northern Province Environmental Affairs
P.O. Box 55464
Pietersburg (Polokwane)
0700

Tel: (015) 295-9300       
Fax: (015) 295-5819
deon@finptb.norprov.gov.za

North West Province:
Deon Swart
Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Environment
P.O. Box 6530
Baillie Park
2526

Tel: (018) 298-1083/7
Fax: (018) 389-5048
inspect@iafrica.com