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INSTRUCTIONS
WILDLIFE EXPORTATION PERMIT
Fee: $15
LEGAL AUTHORITY:
NRS 503.597
NAC 503.110 through 503.140 inclusive; 503.220
PERMIT REQUIREMENTS: It is unlawful, except by written consent and approval of the Nevada Department
of Wildlife, to export any live wildlife from this State. Written consent and approval shall be given only if the
results of an investigation prove that such exportation will not be detrimental to existing wildlife.
WHERE TO OBTAIN APPLICATION: Application for an Exportation Permit may be obtained from any office
of the Nevada Department of Wildlife or on the website at www.ndow.org under the License Office section.
DENIAL OF APPLICATION: Whenever an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant in
writing of the reason for the denial.
PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
NRS 503.597 Introduction or removal of aquatic life or wildlife; Approval required; investigation;
regulations.
1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful, except by the written consent and approval
of the Department, for any person at anytime to receive, bring or have brought or shipped into this State, or
remove from one stream or body of water in this State to any other, or from one portion of the State to any
other, or to any other state, any aquatic life, wildlife, spawn, eggs or young of any of them.
2. The Department shall require an applicant to conduct an investigation to confirm that such an introduction
or removal will not be detrimental to the wildlife or the habitat of wildlife in this State. Written consent and
approval of the Department may be given only if the results of the investigation prove that the introduction,
removal or importation will not be detrimental to existing aquatic life, wildlife, spawn, eggs or young of any of
them.
3. The Commission may through appropriate regulation provide for the inspection of such introduced
or removed creatures and the inspection fees therefor.
4. The Commission may adopt regulations to prohibit the importation, transportation or possession of any
species of wildlife which the Commission deems to be detrimental to the wildlife or the habitat of the wildlife
in this State.
5. The provisions of this section do not apply to alternative livestock and products made therefrom.
NAC 503.140 Species for which certain permits and licenses are not required: Specification; release;
sale; exceptions.
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 and NAC 503.500 to 503.535, inclusive, the following
animals may be possessed, transported, imported and exported without a permit or license issued by the
Department:
(a) Canaries;
(b) Toucans;
(c) Lovebirds;
(d) Nonindigenous house finches;
(e) Parakeets;
(f) Cockatiels;
(g) Mynah birds;
(h) Parrots;
(i) Hamsters;
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INSTRUCTIONS
WILDLIFE EXPORTATION PERMIT
Fee: $15
LEGAL AUTHORITY:
NRS 503.597
NAC 503.110 through 503.140 inclusive; 503.220
PERMIT REQUIREMENTS: It is unlawful, except by written consent and approval of the Nevada Department
of Wildlife, to export any live wildlife from this State. Written consent and approval shall be given only if the
results of an investigation prove that such exportation will not be detrimental to existing wildlife.
WHERE TO OBTAIN APPLICATION: Application for an Exportation Permit may be obtained from any office
of the Nevada Department of Wildlife or on the website at www.ndow.org under the License Office section.
DENIAL OF APPLICATION: Whenever an application is denied, the Department shall notify the applicant in
writing of the reason for the denial.
PERTINENT STATUTES AND REGULATIONS
NRS 503.597 Introduction or removal of aquatic life or wildlife; Approval required; investigation;
regulations.
1. Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful, except by the written consent and approval
of the Department, for any person at anytime to receive, bring or have brought or shipped into this State, or
remove from one stream or body of water in this State to any other, or from one portion of the State to any
other, or to any other state, any aquatic life, wildlife, spawn, eggs or young of any of them.
2. The Department shall require an applicant to conduct an investigation to confirm that such an introduction
or removal will not be detrimental to the wildlife or the habitat of wildlife in this State. Written consent and
approval of the Department may be given only if the results of the investigation prove that the introduction,
removal or importation will not be detrimental to existing aquatic life, wildlife, spawn, eggs or young of any of
them.
3. The Commission may through appropriate regulation provide for the inspection of such introduced
or removed creatures and the inspection fees therefor.
4. The Commission may adopt regulations to prohibit the importation, transportation or possession of any
species of wildlife which the Commission deems to be detrimental to the wildlife or the habitat of the wildlife
in this State.
5. The provisions of this section do not apply to alternative livestock and products made therefrom.
NAC 503.140 Species for which certain permits and licenses are not required: Specification; release;
sale; exceptions.
1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4 and NAC 503.500 to 503.535, inclusive, the following
animals may be possessed, transported, imported and exported without a permit or license issued by the
Department:
(a) Canaries;
(b) Toucans;
(c) Lovebirds;
(d) Nonindigenous house finches;
(e) Parakeets;
(f) Cockatiels;
(g) Mynah birds;
(h) Parrots;
(i) Hamsters;
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(j) Domesticated races of rats and mice;
(k) Gerbils;
(l) Guinea pigs;
(m) Monkeys and other primates;
(n) Aquarium fish;
(o) Marsupials;
(p) Elephants;
(q) All felines, except mountain lions and bobcats;
(r) Wolves;
(s) Camels (Camelus spp.);
(t) European ferret (Mustela putorius);
(u) Llamas (Lama glama);
(v) American Bison;
(w) Marine mammals;
(x) Ostrich (Struthio spp.);
(y) Emus (Dromiceius spp.);
(z) Rheas (Rhea spp.);
(aa) Nonvenomous, nonindigenous reptile species and subspecies;
(bb) Albino forms of indigenous reptile species;
(cc) Alpaca (Lama pacos);
(dd) Guinea fowl (Numida meleagris);
(ee) Old World species of pheasants, partridges, quails, francolin, peafowl and jungle fowl (nonendemic
species of the subfamily Phasianae), except:
(1) Chukar partridge;
(2) Hungarian (gray) partridge;
(3) Snow cock; and
(4) Ring-necked and white, winged pheasant;
(ff) Domesticated races of turkey (Meleagris gallopavo), distinguished morphologically from wild birds;
(gg) Domesticated races of ducks and geese (Anatidae), distinguished morphologically from wild birds;
(hh) Domesticated races of chinchillas;
(ii) Domesticated races of mink;
(jj) Waterfowl reared in captivity that are lawfully acquired pursuant to the regulations adopted by the
United States Fish and Wildlife Service;
(kk) Those species of ducks, geese and swans not listed as protected pursuant to the Migratory Bird
Treaty Act, 16 U.S.C. §§ 703 et seq.;
(ll) Yak (Bos grunniens);
(mm) Cassowary;
(nn) Coturnix quail (Coturnix coturnix);
(oo) Zebra (Equus spp.);
(pp) Salt water fish, crustaceans and mollusks;
(qq) Nonindigenous species of amphibians, except:
(1) Bullfrogs (Rana catesbeiana); and
(2) Species listed in NAC 503.110;
(rr) African pygmy hedgehogs (Atelerix albiventris); and
(ss) California kingsnakes (Lampropeltis getulus californiae) that do not have between their head and
vent a continuous pattern of bands or rings regardless of whether the bands or rings are opened or
closed.
2. Species listed in this section must not be released into the wild, except as otherwise authorized by the
Department in writing.
3. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, lawfully acquired species listed in this section may be sold
in Nevada.
4. This section does not authorize the sale, possession, transportation, importation or exportation of animals
in violation of any applicable federal or state law, county or city ordinance, or any regulation adopted pursuant
thereto.
5. As used in this section, “aquarium fish” includes all the species of fish, except the species listed in
NAC 503.110, which are listed in H. Axelrod and W. Vorderwinkler, Encyclopedia of Tropical Fishes, 29th ed.,
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1988. A copy of that publication may be obtained from T.F.H. Publications, Inc., One T.F.H. Plaza, Neptune
City, New Jersey 07753, for a price of $17.59.
NAC 503.220 Introduction into or removal from State of raptors.
1. It is unlawful, except by the written consent and approval of the Department, for any person at any time to
receive, bring, or have brought or shipped into the State of Nevada, or to remove from one portion of this State
to any other portion or to any other state, any raptor or any eggs or young of any raptor.
2. Any person who holds a valid falconry license which is issued by the Department and lists the raptors in
his possession may bring into this State or remove to any other state any raptor listed on the license without
having a permit for importation or exportation if a numbered marker which is supplied by the United States Fish
and Wildlife Service or the Department, as appropriate, and which is not reusable, is attached to the raptor.
3. A person who is a resident of another state and who holds a valid falconry license issued by the
appropriate agency of that state may bring into or remove from this state a raptor in his possession under the
authority of that falconry license without having a permit for the importation or exportation of a raptor issued by
the Department if a numbered marker which is supplied by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service or the
appropriate agency of the state which issued the license if required, as appropriate, and which is not reusable,
is attached to the raptor.
4. A raptor taken from the wild in Nevada by a resident of this State may not be permanently removed from
this State unless the:
(a) Resident holds a valid license issued by the Department pursuant to NRS 503.583 and leaves this
State to establish his domicile in another state; or
(b) Raptor has been held for at least 1 year.
WHERE TO SEND APPLICATION AND FEES
The completed application with the required fee may be submitted to any office of the Nevada Department of
Wildlife or to Wildlife Agents located in some of the rural communities.
Western Region
Southern Region
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Nevada Department of Wildlife
Special Licenses and Permits
4747 Vegas Dr.; Las Vegas, NV 89108
1100 Valley Rd, Reno, NV 89512
Telephone: (702) 486-5127
Telephone: (775) 688-1500
Counties: Clark, Esmeralda, Lincoln, Nye
Counties: Carson City, Churchill, Douglas,
Humboldt, Lyon, Mineral, Pershing, Storey,
Washoe
Eastern Region
Nevada Department of Wildlife
60 Youth Center Road; Elko, NV 89801
Telephone: (775) 777-2300
Counties: Elko, Eureka, Lander, White Pine
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