Permit Application

For research, collecting, transit, and other restoration activities, a permit may be issued by the Commission of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources to qualified persons under 12 V.I.C . § 106.

Those persons would include:

(A)  Collectors for recognized museums, educational institutions, and scientific research organizations;
(B)  Persons engaged in bona fide scientific research in connection with such organizations; and

(C)  Persons engaged in approved recovery and propagation activities.

Where do we issue permits for work? Everywhere!

APPLY TO DO YOUR VIRGIN ISLANDS BASED WORK:

Download the permit application

In the permit application, you will be required to choose from one of the following activities describing your work:

       Endangered, Threatened & Indigenous Fish, Wildlife, and Plants of the Virgin Islands                                          

       Scientific (please include project description)                                          

       Recovery and/or propagation                                                                  

       Retention                                                                                                 

       Mangrove                                                                                                           

       Relocation   

      Import

      Export

      Educational

      Island Visitation

      Collection

      Predation

To import non-indigenous species, please call the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture at: 340-778-0997 or download a Non-Indigenous Species Importation Permit  and return to the VIDA for review.

For other inquiries, please call DFW at 340-773-1082.