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NAC 503.110 Species: BANS except for AZA, entertainment or commercial photography up to 90 days without public contact, colleges, universities or government agencies for scientific or public health research, other scientific institutions for research or medical necessity, commercial aquaculture, or tax-exempt nonprofit organizations that exhibit wildlife for scientific or educational purposes, along with traveling through the state less than 48 hours that are not unloaded.

 No commercial, noncommercial, exportation or importation permit is needed for:

  • Species in NAC 503.140 (includes primates, exotic felines and exotic nonvenomous reptiles and amphibians)
  • Birds and fish in 504.459 and 504.4595 on private property that are not sold
  • Unprotected reptiles and amphibians for noncommercial or personal use
  • Under a scientific and educational license
  • Under a USDA Exhibitor license less than 90 days


(NRS 503.590, 504.295, 504.540 to 504.488; NAC 503.108 to 503.140)

 All other wildlife:  Requires a Commercial or Noncommercial Live Wildlife License. Commercial permits are only issued for certain listed species.  Ungulates also require ear tags and bobcats; mountain lions and black bears require a tattoo in the left ear.  Facilities must have holding and handling facilities that allow the owner to do this.  Any new permits for these species after February 28, 1994 must follow the caging rules in 504.476 or 504.478.


SPECIAL PERMITS


 Rehabilitation permits are issued except for foxes, skunks, raccoons, coyotes, rats, mice, ground squirrels, and bats and species in NAC 503.110.

(NAC 540.490 to 540.498)



IMPORT


BANS importing fox, skunk and raccoon. 

(NAC 571.020, 571.025, 571.065, 571.075, 571.085)

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            Division of Wildlife

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            Reno, NV 89512 

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