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If you are a student, educator, or researcher and collect or possess wildlife (including body parts, eggs, nests, or tissue) for scientific purposes, you need a Wildlife Collector's Permit.
These permits expire December 31. You must submit a Wildlife Collector's Report when you renew your permit. Please allow 6 weeks for review and processing.
Your application should be as complete and detailed as possible. Subsequent amendments to the permit will be reviewed and approval is not guaranteed.
Get more info on Wildlife Collector Permits.
Complete electronically and submit via email for faster processing.
Print, complete, and mail to us.
Learn why we require these documents and what we do with the information.
Please read this notice if you are collecting bats under your Wildlife Collectors Permit.
This is NOT a legal document. Regulations are subject to revision during the current year.
Refer to the Wildlife Code.
Before you hunt or fish this season, make sure to buy your Missouri hunting and fishing permits. General information about permits.
See if you qualify for permit exemptions
Take this simple quiz to determine if you qualify for a no-cost or reduced-cost landowner permit.
See if you qualify for landowner permits.
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 card makes buying hunting and fishing permits easy.
Learn more about the permit card.
Apprentice hunters can purchase firearms hunting permits and hunt in the immediate presence of a mentor.
Learn more about apprentice hunters.
Learn more about how to enroll in the Permit Auto-Renewal Service.
We protect and manage the fish, forest, and wildlife of the state. We facilitate and provide opportunity for all citizens to use, enjoy, and learn about these resources.