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Procedure NamePermit for Protected Flora


Export Permit

Responsible Agency       

Eswatini Environment Authority
Address: RHUS Office Park, Karl Grant Street

Mbabane, Eswatini

Phone: (+268) 2404 6960 or 2404 7893

Email: or

Legal base of the Procedure

 The Ozone Depleting Substance Regulations, 2003


Required Documents

Type of information


Process Steps

Step 1

The applicant fill application Form 

Step 2

Forestry department make assessment in terms of where the flora is located, quantity and extinction

Step 3 Forestry department does validation of quantity and process request
Step 4 Forestry Department issues permit  with stipulating permit
Step 5 Ministry representative signs permit
Step 6 Applicant receives permit
Applicant follow Phytosanitary Certificate application process



The following form/s are used in this procedure
TitleDescriptionCreated DateUpdated DateIssued By
Permission is hereby granted to cut, pluck, sell, dig out, uproot, sell plants under a number conditions.19-03-202019-03-2020Department of ForestryThis is Dowload File
Detailed and updated Flora application form02-09-202002-09-2020Department of ForestryThis is Dowload File
This procedure applies to the following measures
NameMeasure TypeAgencyDescriptionCommentsLegal DocumentValidity ToMeasure Class
Requirements For Permit to Pluck, Cut Protected Indegenous FloraPermit RequirementDepartment of ForestryThe Minister may issue a permit authorising the holder thereof to pick, pluck, cut, uproot or dig out the species and quantities of protected flora specified in such a permit, in a locality and during a period likewise specified, subject to other conditions as may be specified in such a permita) when the plucking, cutting or uprooting or digging out takes place on land which the applicant is not the owner, such permits may only be issued if the written permission of the owner of such land has been obtained; b) the permit may not be issued for plucking, cutting, uprooting or digging out of protected flora on land along either side of a public road within a distance of 45 metres in width measured from the centre of such roads, unless the Minister or the person authorised by him finds that there are exceptional circumstances including obstruction of vision, traffic, telecommunication or power supplies, which justify the issue of such permit. The Flora Protection Act, 200009-09-9999Good