For the transport of wood of exotic species, such as African mahogany, the Document of Forestry Origin (DOF) is not required, the Forest Planting Register should only be carried out in the state agencies closest to the place of cultivation. and also communicate the responsible body at the time of harvest, issuing the document “Harvest Communication” at the competent body. Regarding exports, the person responsible must look for the phytosanitary rules of the country of destination where the wood will be traded.
OBS .: Exotic species does not form a regulation by the Brazilian Institute of the Environment and Renewable Natural Resources (IBAMA).
Source: Brazilian Forest Institute