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Permits

Animal/Animal Part
Requirement
Brown Bear,
Lynx, Bobcat,
River Otter
Importing/exporting these species may require a CITES permit. Please contact the USFWS Import/Export Office (tele: 907-271-6198) about obtaining the permit.
Bird (Live) Traveling with your pet bird may require a permit. See "Traveling Abroad with Your Pet Bird" for more information.
Black Bear Exporting a taxidermy sport-taken black bear (rug, fur mount, etc.) through Canada requires a CITES Appendix II permit. A fresh, frozen or salted sport-taken black bear is exempt from CITES permit/certificate requirements. Please contact the USFWS Import/Export Office (tele: 907-271-6198) about obtaining the permit.
Walrus (ivory),
Sea Otter,
Polar Bear (Alaska Native Handicrafts)

Importing/Exporting Alaskan Native handicrafts with marine mammal parts may require a CITES permit.
Please contact:

Division of Management Authority U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 700
Arlington, Virginia 22203
1-800-358-2104 or 703-358-2104.
Whale (baleen) This is under the jurisdiction of the National Marine Fisheries Service. See the National Marine Fisheries Service website for further information and requirements.
Eagle
(feathers, parts)

Transporting eagle feathers/parts is prohibited unless you are a qualified Native American with a permit. for more information, visit the Law Enforcement website or contact our Migratory Bird Permit Office at 907-786-3693.

Instructions and application information for eagle permits associated with development or other activity

All legally-hunted species
(wildlife skins/animal trophies)
Importing/exporting these items requires a USFWS Form 3-177
Sea Otter, Walrus, Polar Bear To become or renew as a Registered Agent/Tannery (pdf), you must apply.

 

Last updated: May 9, 2014

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