Zoo License Application
- Applicable Arizona Revised Statutes – ;
- Applicable Arizona Rules – R12-4-401; R12-4-407; R12-4-409; R12-4-420; R12-4-427; R12-4-428; R12-4-430
A zoo license allows a person to exhibit, export, display for educational purposes, give away, import, offer for sale, possess, propagate, purchase, sell, or transport any lawfully possessed restricted and non-restricted live wildlife. Zoo licenses are issued to commercial facilities open to the public where the principal business is holding wildlife in captivity for exhibition purposes and for one or more of the following purposes: Advancement of science or wildlife, wildlife management, the promotion of public health and welfare, public education, or wildlife conservation.
- 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: Initial fee $425, renewal fee $155.
- License Valid: The license is valid until the third December from the date of issuance.
- Additional Information: License holders are required to file a report with Department by January 31, describing the activities performed under the license during the previous calendar year.