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Title 50Chapter ISubchapter BPart 13Subpart B → §13.12

Title 50: Wildlife and Fisheries
Subpart B—Application for Permits

§13.12   General information requirements on applications for permits.

(a) General information required for all applications. All applications must contain the following information:

(1) Applicant's full name and address (street address, city, county, state, and zip code; and mailing address if different from street address); home and work telephone numbers; and, if available, a fax number and e-mail address, and:

(i) If the applicant resides or is located outside the United States, an address in the United States, and, if conducting commercial activities, the name and address of his or her agent that is located in the United States; and

(ii) If the applicant is an individual, the date of birth, social security number, if available, occupation, and any business, agency, organizational, or institutional affiliation associated with the wildlife or plants to be covered by the license or permit; or

(iii) If the applicant is a business, corporation, public agency, or institution, the tax identification number; description of the type of business, corporation, agency, or institution; and the name and title of the person responsible for the permit (such as president, principal officer, or director);

(2) Location where the requested permitted activity is to occur or be conducted;

(3) Reference to the part(s) and section(s) of this subchapter B as listed in paragraph (b) of this section under which the application is made for a permit or permits, together with any additional justification, including supporting documentation as required by the referenced part(s) and section(s);

(4) If the requested permitted activity involves the import or re-export of wildlife or plants from or to any foreign country, and the country of origin, or the country of export or re-export restricts the taking, possession, transportation, exportation, or sale of wildlife or plants, documentation as indicated in §14.52(c) of this subchapter B;

(5) Certification in the following language:

I hereby certify that I have read and am familiar with the regulations contained in title 50, part 13, of the Code of Federal Regulations and the other applicable parts in subchapter B of chapter I of title 50, Code of Federal Regulations, and I further certify that the information submitted in this application for a permit is complete and accurate to the best of my knowledge and belief. I understand that any false statement herein may subject me to suspension or revocation of this permit and to the criminal penalties of 18 U.S.C. 1001.

(6) Desired effective date of permit except where issuance date is fixed by the part under which the permit is issued;

(7) Date;

(8) Signature of the applicant; and

(9) Such other information as the Director determines relevant to the processing of the application, including, but not limited to, information on the environmental effects of the activity consistent with 40 CFR 1506.5 and Departmental procedures at 516 DM 6, Appendix 1.3A.

(b) Additional information required on permit applications. As stated in paragraph (a)(3) of this section, certain additional information is required on all permit applications. For CITES permit applications, see part 23 of this subchapter. Additional information required on applications for other types of permits may be found by referring to the sections of this subchapter cited in the following table:

Type of permitSection
Importation at nondesignated ports:
Deterioration prevention14.32
Economic hardship14.33
Marking of package or container:
Symbol marking14.83
Import/export license14.93
Feather import quota: Importation or entry15.21
Injurious wildlife: Importation or shipment16.22
Endangered wildlife and plant permits:
Similarity of appearance17.52
Scientific, enhancement of propagation or survival, incidental taking for wildlife17.22
Scientific, propagation, or survival for plants17.62
Economic hardship for wildlife17.23
Economic hardship for plants17.63
Threatened wildlife and plant permits:
Similarity of appearance17.52
General for wildlife17.32
General for plants17.72
Marine mammals permits:
Scientific research18.31
Public display18.31
Migratory bird permits:
Banding or marking21.22
Scientific collecting21.23
Waterfowl sale and disposal21.25
Special aviculturist21.26
Special purpose21.27
Raptor propagation permit21.30
Depredation control21.41
Eagle permits:
Scientific or exhibition22.21
Indian religious use22.22
Depredation and protection of health and safety22.23
Falconry purposes22.24
Take of golden eagle nests22.25
Eagle take—Associated with but not the purpose of an activity22.26
Eagle nest take22.27
Eagle take—Exempted under ESA22.28

[39 FR 1161, Jan. 4, 1974, as amended at 42 FR 10465, Feb. 22, 1977; 42 FR 32377, June 24, 1977; 44 FR 54006, Sept. 17, 1979; 44 FR 59083, Oct. 12, 1979; 45 FR 56673, Aug. 25, 1980; 45 FR 78154, Nov. 25, 1980; 46 FR 42680, Aug. 24, 1981; 48 FR 31607, July 8, 1983; 48 FR 57300, Dec. 29, 1983; 50 FR 39687, Sept. 30, 1985; 50 FR 45408, Oct. 31, 1985; 54 FR 38147, Sept. 14, 1989; 70 FR 18319, Apr. 11, 2005; 72 FR 48446, Aug. 23, 2007; 73 FR 29083, May 20, 2008; 74 FR 46876, Sept. 11, 2009; 79 FR 30417, May 27, 2014]

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