In accordance with SL 433.24, Control of the Red Palm Weevil Regulations, any person or entity, whether public or private, is required to obtain written authorisation from the Plant Protection Directorate in order to import or move planted palm trees from one location to another. The procedure will normally involve an inspection by a Plant Protection Officer prior to granting of permission for the movement of currently planted palm trees, to ensure freedom of infection by the Red Palm Weevil (Rynchophorus Ferrugineus).

What you'll get

Palm movement permission following an inspection by Plant Protection Officer.


Public/private entities or general public.

How to apply

Fill in the online form and submit.

Required documents:
i) Photos of palms to be moved.
ii) Site plan indicating where palms are located.
iii) Site plan indicating where palms will be planted or located.