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Miscellaneous Permit

A Federal Miscellaneous Permit is designed to address migratory bird activities not covered under existing permit types. Please do not submit a Federal Miscellaneous Permit application without first contacting your Migratory Bird Permit Office.

Application Processing Fee: $100
Amendment Fee: none
Duration Valid: up to 3 years
Annual Report Required: yes
State Permit Requirement: possibly - contact your state
Governing Regulations: 50 CFR ยง21.27

Pacific Region Application Check List
Application Form
Annual Report

Disclaimer: Please print this page for your records. This website is a "plain English" guide to Migratory Birds and Migratory Bird Permitting. It is not meant to cover every Migratory Bird situation or all of the details of the Migratory Bird Treaty Act and associated policies. While every attempt is made to ensure the information is up-to-date and accurate, the USFWS is not responsible for misinformation. Furthermore, this website is not intended to replace the advice of USFWS employees. It is intended to give a basic framework and help in your everyday Migratory Bird questions. Changes in Migratory Bird rules occur regularly and often quickly. If you have a Migratory Bird question, you should contact an appropriate USFWS employee and provide him or her with all the relevant facts before taking action.

Last Updated: March 17, 2015
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