Fees for Importing AVIAN TROPHIES
Pre-import set up: $100.00
Provide hunter with pre-filled out VS16-78 forms, copies of approved establishment paperwork, copies of US Fish and Wildlife 3-177's with instructions, prior notification to USDA and Fish and Wildlife agents at the border, assistance in logistics at Port of Entry, orchestrate the use of a broker should they be needed.
USDA Permit usage fee: $100.00 per hunter importing bird trophies
Clearance fees (Gunners gets the taxidermy work):
Ducks, unskinned: $60.00 per duck for clearance
Ducks, skinned: $40.00 per duck for clearance
Turkeys, both Goulds and Ocellated,: $100.00 per turkey for clearance
Clearance fees (Gunners does not get the taxidermy work):
Ducks, unskinned: $60.00 per duck for clearance plus $125.00 per duck for skinning and fleshing
Ducks, skinned: $40.00 per duck for clearance plus $75.00 per duck for fleshing
Turkeys, both Goulds and Ocellated,: $100.00 per turkey for clearance plus $250.00 per turkey for skinning and fleshing
Laws have changed concerning the importation of Avian trophies into the US. Please call Gunners to be updated on import procedures surrounding these trophies.