Trophy Sale Permit


A Trophy Sale Permit authorizes the sale of lawfully taken and possessed individual dead wildlife specimens or their parts that are mounted, stuffed, or otherwise permanently preserved that may be sold under applicable statutes.

No part of any bear or wild turkey may be sold under the above provisions; however, permanently preserved bears or tanned bear hides and permanently preserved turkeys or turkey parts may be sold with a trophy sale permit. 

The sale of migratory game birds is regulated by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. 

Permit Restrictions, Rules and Conditions


Once the Trophy Sale Permit is received, a copy of the permit must be retained with the specimen listed on that permit.

Permits are issued to a single individual at least 18 years of age or older.

Download the current Trophy Sale Permit Rules and Statutes from the links below:       

How to Obtain a Permit


Purchase a Trophy Sale Permit online.  This permit has a $10.00 application fee which may be paid by a MasterCard or Visa. 

NOTE: Cart allows 10 items at one time. 

All permit fees are non-refundable.


Instructions on How to Purchase a Trophy Sale Permit (PDF)

Contact Information


Address:   North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission
Customer Support Services-Regulated Activities Permits Section
1707 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1700
 Phone: 1-888-248-6834
 Fax: 919-707-0292