Wildlife Holding License Application
- Applicable Arizona Revised Statutes – A.R.S. 17-231(A)(1);
- Applicable Arizona Rules – R12-4-401; R12-4-409; R12-4-417; R12-4-428; R12-4-430
A wildlife holding license authorizes a person to possess, transport, import, display for educational purposes, photograph for commercial purposes, purchase, propagate, export, give away, or euthanize either restricted live wildlife or live wildlife lawfully held under a hunting or fishing license for any of the following purposes: advancement of science, wildlife management, or promotion of public health or welfare; Education: photograph for a commercial purpose live wildlife that is lawfully possessed; to give humane treatment to restricted live wildlife that has been abandoned or permanently disabled; or to lawfully possess restricted live wildlife that was possessed under another special license, and the primary purpose for that special license no longer exists.
- Process: Complete application form, submit payment, and secure approval through Regional Offices of the Arizona Game and Fish Department.
- Application form:
- Annual Report form:
- Fee: $20.
- License valid: The license is valid until the third December from the date of issuance.