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Any persons who wish to import, export, supply, procure, deal in or with, possess or manufacture controlled chemicals are required to apply for the following types of licence, permit, authorization, storage approval where appropriate:

TypeApplication Form No.Supporting DocumentsLicence Fee
Application for Licence CED 359 (Opens a new window)
  • Business Registration Certificate
  • Certificate of Incorporation
  • Tenancy Agreement, etc.,
$1,530.00 / year
to be renewed annually
Authorization to Import or Export Controlled Chemicals CED 312 (Opens a new window) (Import) or
CED 313 (Opens a new window) (Export)
  • Invoice;
  • Shipping Order;
  • Air Waybill / Bill of Lading;
  • Contract of Sales;
  • Letter from importer to state the purpose of import;
  • Import Authorization issued by receiving country, etc.,
Free of Charge
Permit to Remove Controlled Chemicals in Transhipment CED 347 (Opens a new window)
  • Business Registration Certificate;
  • Telephone Bill;
  • Air Waybill / Bill of Lading;
  • Shipping Order;
  • Invoice;
  • Contract of Sales;
  • Letter from importer to state the purpose of import;
  • Import Authorization issued by receiving country, etc.
$950.00/permit
Application for Approval of the Commissioner of Customs & Excise for premises and containers in which substances specified in Schedule 1 (Opens a new window) or 2 (Opens a new window) the Control of Chemicals Ordinance, Cap. 145, Laws of Hong Kong are stored or kept CED 360 (Opens a new window)
  • Copies of HKID;
  • Business Registration Certificate;
  • Telephone bill etc.,
Free of Charge

 

Application forms shall be sent to:

Customs and Excise Department
Customs Drug Investigation Bureau
Controlled Chemicals Group
3/F., Customs Headquarters Building
222 Java Road, North Point
Hong Kong

Enquiries

Tel : (852) 2541 4383
Fax : (852) 2123 9152
Email :   cedcdibccg@customs.gov.hk

 

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Licence and Permit Application