When you apply for a permit, you will be asked to certify that you have read and are familiar with the General Permit Procedures regulations (50 CFR Part 13) and all other applicable regulations (i.e. regulations that implement the specific law or treaty under which the permit application is being considered.) To read excerpts from 50 CFR Part 13 on general permit procedures, click here .
The Division of Management Authority issues permits under the following domestic and international laws and treaties:
Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)
Endangered Species Act (ESA)
Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
Wild Bird Conservation Act (WBCA)
Lacey Act (for injurious wildlife)
Permit Application Forms
You can browse our application forms by form number, activity, or species.
By Application Form
- African Antelope
- Alligator and Crocodilians
- American Ginseng
- Freshwater Turtles
- Marine Mammals
- Sturgeon and Paddlefish
- Wood and Other Tree Products
For general information on CITES permit requirements, click here .
To access application forms that are issued by other programs within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, please visit the main permits page.