Taxidermist and Fur Tanner Permit Details

Taxidermist and Fur Tanner Permit

General Info - Statewide Permit


A permit to to do taxidermy work or tan hides for a person other than himself.

If you intend to perform taxidermy work of any type on migratory birds, you must also obtain a Taxidermy Permit from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Service of Law Enforcement, PO Box 779, Hadley MA 01035-0779. Phone: (413) 253-8643.


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    Approval time

  • $50.00

    Application cost

Obtaining the Permit

Ready to get your permit? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents

  1. You must take the written test and submit your mount on the date of your test no later than 90 days after filing your application.

  2. If you do not pass the first test, you may take the test two more times during the period July 1 to June 30.


Apply for the Permit

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Agency/Contact

Permit Issuer - Information

Who issues the permit?

Department of Natural Resources dnr.maryland.gov

Contact Information

Permits Coordinator

Tel: (410) 260-8540

Work hours:



Legal Authority

What laws and regulations give Department of Natural Resources the legal authority to issue this approval?

Natural Resources Article, ยง10-512, Annotated Code of Maryland