Scientific Activity License Application
Applicable Arizona Revised Statutes: Applicable Arizona Rules: R12-4-106, R12-4-303, R12-4-304, R12-4-313, R12-4-401, R12-4-409, R12-4-418, R12-4-428
AZGFD Laws and Rules
A Scientific Activity 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.
Process: Complete and submit SAL general information for the application process.
- SAL application form [pdf] *Note: download the document first in order to open
- application form [word doc]
- Report form
- HACCP form (if applicable)
License valid: The license is valid until the third December from the date of issuance.
Amendments: Submit in writing by e-mail, mail, or fax.
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Email is recommended to ensure any unnecessary delay in the application process. In the subject line include the SAL holder’s last name and License # (e.g. Jones, SP789665).
Arizona Game and Fish Department, Terrestrial Wildlife Branch
Scientific Activity Licenses
5000 W. Carefree Highway
Phoenix, AZ 85086-5000
Attn: Christina Kondrat-Smith, Permits Biologist
Fax: 623 236-7926