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Raptor Propagation

A Federal Raptor Propagation Permit is required to have and sell raptors for propagation purposes. Adequate facilities and experience must be demonstrated. For more information, please see our Falconer Frequently Asked Questions. Application Processing Fee: $100
Amendment Fee: none
Duration Valid: 3 years
Annual Report Required: Yearly (January 31)
State Permit Requirement: none (HI, ID, OR, WA)
Governing Regulations: 50 CFR §21.30

Pacific Region Application Check List
Application Form
Raptor Propagation Annual Report
Raptor (CITES/MBTA), Export
Migratory Bird Acquisition and Disposition Report
Region 1 Bird Band Request Form

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.

Please contact our office at  or 503-872-2715 if you have questions about permits.

Last Updated: July 26, 2016
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