Trap, Transport & Transplant Permit Program (TTT) and Trap, Transport & Process Permit Program (TTP)

The TTT Program requires a Wildlife Management Plan (WMP) media download(Word 455 KB). Be sure to complete the associated WMP form and provide to your TPWD biologist.

NOTICE: Summary of TTT and TTP Rules Related to CWD

Rules are effective August 15, 2016

  • No trapping for TTT permits from any release site that has received breeder deer within five years of an application, or any site with a confirmed positive or suspected positive deer, or any site with a TAHC hold order.
  • All deer trapped on a TTT trap site must be tattooed and tagged with an 840 RFID ear tag prior to release. (TPWD will supply instructions for obtaining RFID tags with each permit.)
  • TTT/TTP Testing Requirements:
    1. TTT trap sites must submit 15 valid post-mortem CWD samples collected after the Saturday nearest September 30th. Exception: Urban areas may utilize samples collected and tested between April 1 and the time of application.
    2. CWD tests do not carry over to the following year.
    3. CWD testing is not required for deer trapped and relocated to adjacent, contiguous tracts owned by the same person who owns the trap site property.
    4. TTP permittees must supply 15 "not-detected" CWD test results to the department prior to May 1st.
    5. Class III TTP trap sites must provide CWD tests for 100% of the deer harvested.
For additional information on TTT or TTP program requirements, please call (512) 389-8212.