Permits External Affairs

Related Sites

“Man does not weave the web of life; he is merely a strand in it.” Chief Seattle

Hunting and fishing Licenses:

See the licensing page maintained by Automated Wildlife Data Systems.

Refuge Special Use Permits:

See the search available on the National Wildlife Refuge Web Site.

Other Related Sites:

You may want to consult the following State, Federal, or international web sites for more information on regulated activities pertaining to wildlife, animals, or biological science:

TOPIC

AGENCY

Animal health

APHIS*

Animal wildlife services (management of damaging, depredating, or nuisance animals)

APHIS
State wildlife agencies

Animal welfare

APHIS

Aquaculture

NOAA

Bird banding permits

North American bird banding program (USGS)

CITES Secretariat's website

Import/export animals

APHIS

Import/export customs

U.S. Customs Service

Import dogs, cats, turtles, monkeys and other primates, bats, etiological agents, and other items capable of causing human disease

Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Import/export foregin country contacts

CITES foreign Management Authority directory

Import/export protected plants (CITES/ESA)

APHIS

Fish (anadromous and marine)

National Marine Fisheries Service

Fishing licenses

State wildlife agencies

Hunting licenses

State wildlife agencies

Marine mammals (other than manatees, polar bears, marine otters, and walruses)

National Marine Fisheries Service      

Pet bird quarantine

APHIS

Plant pest exclusion

APHIS

Plant protection and quarantine

APHIS

Sea turtles (in the water)

National Marine Fisheries Service

Wetlands/navigable waters

U.S. Army Permits for Activities in Navigable Waters

* APHIS = Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service