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.

Please expect a processing time of approximately 3 months for most Wildlife Permits. Applications and email communications are addressed on a first-in-first-out basis, so please plan accordingly.

Research and/or collections in state parks or state natural areas require a different permit. Visit the State Park Scientific Study Permit page for information.

Wildlife Permits Overview PDF

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