A federal Migratory Bird Import/Export permit authorizes migratory birds, their parts, nests, or eggs to move between the United States and another country. This is an international (not inter-state) permit.
Duration: 5 years
Application Form: 3-200- 6
Reporting: No annual reporting requirement
Annual Report Form: none
Regulation: 50 CFR §21.21
If you are exporting – you must demonstrate legal acquisition in the United States
If you are importing – you must demonstrate legal possession in the United States
This permit is for federally protected birds.
For bald eagles or golden eagles, see Eagle Transport Permits [link to eagle permits - international transport]
For species listed as threatened or endangered and/or protected under CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species), visit the Division of Management Authority.
For other plants and wildlife, visit the Office of Law Enforcement
Please contact our office at PermitsR1MB@fws.gov or 503-872-2715 if you have questions about permits.