Nongame Wildlife Program

Eagle Permits

Falconers in possession of an Eagle Permit may possess up to 3 eagles of the following species: golden eagle, white-tailed eagle, or Steller's sea eagle.  Falconers may not possess bald eagles under this permit.  The eagles count toward the raptor possession limit under their falconry permit.

Requirements for an Eagle Permit:


The above information is a brief summary of the state and federal falconry regulations. For complete falconry regulations, consult Minnesota Rules Chapter 6234.0800, Chapter 6238, and Federal Regulations 50-CRF 21.29 and 50-CRF 21.30.