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Conserving the Nature of America
The mission of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is working with others to conserve, protect, and enhance fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats for the continuing benefit of the American people.
Eagle Permit Application Forms
Here you will find permit application forms for various eagle permits.
It is now possible to submit many permit applications and pay processing fees online. Some permit applications still need to be submitted by mail at this time, including renewals and amendments to existing permits. On-line applications can be initiated at the Service's ePermits site.
If you are not able to access this system you may still download and fill out a permit application form below..
Incidental Take: Nest or Roost Disturbance, Incidental Injury or Death of an Eagle.
Nest Removal: Removal or Relocation of an Eagle Nest
Depredating Eagles: To take or disturb bald or golden eagles that have become injurious to wildlife, agriculture or other personal property, or human health or safety.
Scientific Collecting permits authorize the research of eagles. This includes everything from trapping live eagles to collecting or possessing eagle parts such as feathers, bones, egg shell fragments, or other parts for research purposes.
Eagle Exhibition (live eagles only)
Currently, a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service directive issued in response to a 1994 Presidential Memorandum, requires all eagle remains (including those of live eagles that die while in captivity), molted eagle feathers, and eagle parts to be shipped to the National Eagle Repository (Repository).
Native American Use
Eagle Parts for Native American Religious Purpose: