Scientific Collecting License Application
A Scientific Collecting License is issued for the handling or collection of wildlife for non-recreational purposes, such as: wildlife management, gathering information valuable to the maintenance of wild populations, education, advancement of science, or for the promotion of the public health or welfare.
Applicable Arizona Statutes
Applicable Arizona Rules
AZGFD Laws and Rules
License valid: calendar year.
Checklist: no fee.
Apply: complete and submit. Instructions for the application process.
- SCL application form [pdf] *Note: download the document first in order to open
- application form [word doc]
- Report form
- HACCP form (if applicable)
Amendments: Submit in writing by e-mail, mail, or fax.
Email: email@example.com. Email is recommended to ensure any unnecessary delay in the application process. In the subject line include the SCL holder’s last name and License # (e.g. Jones, SP789665).
Arizona Game and Fish Department, Terrestrial Wildlife Branch
Scientific Collecting Licenses
Attn: Christina Kondrat-Smith, Permits Biologist
5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000
Fax: 623 236-7926