This online application system for Authorizations and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) covers
  • NOAA Fisheries permits and authorizations for Federally protected species under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)
  • Oregon state scientific taking permits
Please note:
  • This site does not cover fishing permits and licenses.
  • You may need additional Federal, state, or local permits not offered on this web site.

For more information, click on Permit Types or contact your area's applicable fish and wildlife agency.

If you are new to APPS, please see the Online Application Instructions for information about how to use APPS to apply for a permit or authorization. A link can be found on the left menu bar on most pages.

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