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597 How to Obtain Additional Information

Additional information about exporting wildlife products and protected plants can be found in the following sections of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR):

  1. 50 CFR Part 14, Importation, Exportation, and Transportation of Wildlife.
  2. 50 CFR Part 23, Endangered Species Convention.
  3. 50 CFR Part 24, Importation and Exportation of Plants.

These and other Federal regulations, including those governing endangered species (50 CFR Part 17) and migratory bird permits (50 CFR Part 21), may be accessed online at

Shippers may also contact USFWS wildlife inspection offices for assistance with wildlife exports. Questions about the export of protected plants should be addressed to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. A list of Agriculture Inspection Stations and Offices appears in 723.