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:

  1. Microsoft Word document, which can be filled out and returned by e-mail
  2. PDF, which can be printed, filled out and returned by regular mail.

It also includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Reporting Form in three formats:

  1. Excel, the preferred method for reporting large collections
  2. PDF, which can be printed and returned by regular mail
  3. Word, which can be saved and submitted electronically.

Choose the formats that work for your circumstances.

In This Section

Wildlife Collector's Permit Application (pdf, 350 KB)

To apply for this permit, download this document, complete, print, and return it via regular mail.

Wildlife Collector’s Permit Application Word Format (doc, 271 KB)

To apply for the permit, download this Word document, complete, print and return it via e-mail.

Wildlife Collector's Reporting Form (pdf, 169 KB)

To make a wildlife collector’s report, download, print, complete this form and return by regular mail.

Wildlife Collector's Reporting Form Excel (xls, 27 KB)

Excel is the preferred format for making reports of large collections. To make a wildlife collector’s report, download, print, complete this form in Excel format and return via e-mail.

Wildlife Collector's Reporting Form Word Format (doc, 41 KB)

To make a wildlife collector’s report, download, print, complete this form in Word format and return via e-mail.

Check the Code

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

Military

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.