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.)

The Division of Management Authority issues permits under the following domestic and international laws and treaties:

Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES)

50 CFR Part 23

Endangered Species Act (ESA)

50 CFR Part 17

Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)

50 CFR Part 18

Wild Bird Conservation Act (WBCA)

50 CFR Part 15

Lacey Act (for injurious wildlife)

50 CFR Part 16

Permit Application Forms

You can browse our application forms by form number, activity, or species.

By Application Form

By Activity
By Species

For general information on CITES permit requirements, click here pdf.

To access application forms that are issued by other programs within the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, please visit the main permits page.