FORMS - NON-GAME
Fishing License Educational Exemption
Provides exemption to fishing license requirement to participants in certain types of educational programs
Qualified Endangered & Threatened Species Surveyor Application Form
The PFBC intends to accept target species survey reports from qualified surveyors as meeting the PFBC’s statutory requirements and responsibilities to protect and manage the resource.
Qualified Endangered & Threatened Species Surveyor Requirements
Looking for a Qualified Surveyor? Learn more.
Scientific Collector's Permit Web Site [https://www.scicoll.pa.gov]
Interactive website where you can complete an application to get a new permit, or renew or amend your existing permit.
AMPHIBIANS & REPTILES
Commercial Harvest of Snapping Turtle Permit
Required to hunt, take, catch, or kill common snapping turtles for the purpose of sale, barter, or trade.
Paper applications are no longer accepted, permits can be obtained online at
huntfish.pa.gov or from an
Venomous Snake Permit
Required to hunt, take, catch, or kill timber rattlesnakes or northern copperhead snakes.
Paper applications are no longer accepted, permits can only be obtained from an issuing agent and cannot be purchased online.
More info - Timber Rattlesnake Conservation & Management page.
Amphibian and Reptile Rehabilitation Permit Information