If you do not reside in Georgia and want to sell animals in the state, you must provide a consent to jurisdiction form.
Standard Bird or Pet Dealer Licenses for Non-Residents
To sell animals wholesale or retail in Georgia, you need a non-resident bird dealer license or pet dealer license.
Exhibition Licenses for Non-Residents
To sell birds and/or reptiles only at exhibition events, you need an Non-Resident Exhibition license, Exhibition events are reptile or exotic bird shows that have been issued a special written permit by the State Veterinarian's office. If you are not sure whether an event you are planning to attend falls under this category, contact the event organizer.
You will need to have the license on your person at the events. Any birds that are brought in from out of State in Georgia must be accompanied by a health certificate that has been issued within the past 30 days. Health certificates will not be written at the events.
You can apply for exhibition licenses at the bird dealer license or pet dealer license (for reptiles) pages.
Specific Requirements for Birds
Any birds that enter Georgia for exhibition, sale, or adoption must be have a permit number that was issued before the event. See the Birds tab on our Bringing Animals into Georgia page for more information and to request a permit.
If you do not meet these requirements, either your birds will be quarantined on the property or the you will be required to remove all birds from the premise and return their State of origin.