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Submitting a New Study

While not all activities require USDA compliance, it is advised that all activities be submitted for determination and confirmation of compliance. In addition, it is expected that all ethical standards will be followed even in activities that are exempt from USDA compliance.

Please complete the appropriate application below and any other requested items and submit to per the submission instructions.


  • Animal Research Request, Observation
  • Animal Research Request, Wildlife
  • Animal Research Request, NonWildlife/Captive
  • Signature and Assurance Form, Animal

Also attached, if applicable:

  • Training Certificates
  • Copies of Permits