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Import/Export Permit

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.


Permit Details:

Fee: $75.00
Duration: 5 years

Application Form: 3-200- 6

Reporting: No annual reporting requirement

Annual Report Form: none

Regulation: 50 CFR §21.21

Please Note:

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.

 

Last Updated: June 15, 2016
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