Contact Information

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
Wildlife Diversity Permits
4200 Smith School Road
Austin, TX 78744


Wildlife Diversity Permits

The links below provide information on various permits issued by the Wildlife Division of Texas Parks and Wildlife. If you would like to apply for one of these permits, download and complete the appropriate document(s). Only hard copy applications with original signatures will be accepted.

Any research on a Texas State Park or Natural Areawill require a Texas State Parks Research Permit, not the Wildlife Diversity Scientific Permit for Research.  Please contact David Riskind (Natural Resources, Texas State Parks) with a brief proposal (Title, Objectives, Justification, Means/Methods, Location, Project Dates)

Wildlife Permits Overview | PDF

Additional Resources

  • CITES (Convention on the International Trade of Endangered Species)
  • Other TPWD Permits
  • Outdoor Annual: Fishing and Hunting Regulations