The organization issues permits under various wildlife laws and treaties at different offices at the national, regional, and/or wildlife port levels.
Permits provide a means to balance use and conservation of protected species. You can help conserve protected species by complying with these laws to ensure that your lawful activities are separate and distinct from the activities that harm populations in the wild. Service permit programs ensure that such activities are carried out in a manner that safeguards wildlife
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service – FWS
- Permits are handled by permitting programs in International Affairs (Management Authority), Endangered Species, Law Enforcement, and Migratory Birds.