All persons who take or attempt to take wildlife for research or study purposes must possess a wildlife collector's permit.
This minisite includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Application in two formats: Microsoft Word document and PDF. It also includes the Wildlife Collector's Permit Reporting Form in three formats: Excel, PDF and Word. Choose the formats that work for your circumstances.
Download, print, and fill out this application to own ring-necked pheasants and bobwhite quail for personal use only and not for sale, and to own one game mammal purchased from a licensed Missouri wildlife breeder.
Reduced-cost military permits are for Missouri residents who are currently (or have in the last 12 months) mobilized and are serving full-time active military duty in either the National Guard (federal status) or Reserve forces of the United States.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.