Commercial and Collector Permits

Find the permits needed to become a wildlife breeder, collector or rehabilitator.

In This Section

Class I Wildlife Breeder Permit (pdf, 239 KB)

Downloadable application for a Class I Wildlife Breeder Permit.

Class II Wildlife Breeder Permit (pdf, 183 KB)

Downloadable application for a Class II Wildlife Breeder Permit.

Permits and Requirements for Captive Game Birds (pdf, 224 KB)

This brochure outlines the permits needed to release captive game birds.

Wildlife Breeder Record Form (pdf, 200 KB)

Download and print out this form to record all wildlife transactions.

Wildlife Hobby Permit (pdf, 180 KB)

Download, print, and fill out this application to own ring-necked pheasants and bobwhite quail for personal use only and not for sale, and to own one game mammal purchased from a licensed Missouri wildlife breeder.

Wildlife Rehabilitation Report Form (pdf, 199 KB)

Download, print out and use this wildlife rehabilitation form to record required information.

Resident Falconry Permit (pdf, 264 KB)

Download and fill out this permit application practice falconry.

Wildlife Collector's Permit and Report Forms

All persons who take or attempt to take wildlife for research or study purposes must possess a wildlife collector's permit.

This minisite includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Application in two formats: Microsoft Word document and PDF. It also includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Reporting Form in three formats: Excel, PDF and Word. Choose the formats that work for your circumstances.

Wildlife Business Permits

From commercial fishing to taxidermy, find a variety of business permits centered around Missouri's wildlife.

Check the Code

This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.


If you're a Missouri resident and in the National Guard or reserve forces, you may be eligible for reduced cost permits or exceptions. Learn more about military permits.

The Heritage Card

The card makes buying hunting and fishing permits easy. Learn more about the heritage card.