State Specific Permit & Show Information
Potential and current vendors, please review these pages to become familiar with Repticon’s rules and show schedule, and also to review State and local laws and requirements. You may also register for tables using our online form or contact the appropriate vendor coordinator.
Virginia Rules & Information
These Rules & Information are provided as a convenience to Repticon vendors and exhibitors, and may not be comprehensive for every animal. Each vendor is responsible for researching and complying with all current laws regarding their animals.
Virginia State Regulations
All species of Alligator, Crocodile, Caiman and Gavial
Brown Tree Snake ( Boiga irregularis )
All species of rodent native to Africa
For a complete listing of all restricted animal species see the following page:
The following native species (including all morphs) require a seller’s license:
This license costs $10.00 and runs Oct 1st. thru Sept 30th.
All permits require a 30 day turn around – no exceptions!
Contact person for Licenses is:
Diane Waller – 804-367-9588
Fairfax County (Chantilly) Restrictions: http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/police/animalservices/exoticanimals.htm
City of Norfolk
Seth Cheshire – 757-664-6900
Civilian Supervisor Animal Protection Unit
The Animal Protection Unit of the Norfolk Police Department
Traveling Animal Exhibit license required available at the Norfolk Animal Care Center.
No Exotic animals Exotic animal means poisonous reptile, or nonpoisonous reptile six (6) feet or longer in length which can normally be found in the wild state or any other member of the crocodilian, including, but not limited to, alligators, crocodiles, caimans, and gavials.
No Exotic animals Exotic animal means any live monkey (nonhuman primate), raccoon, skunk, wolf, wolf-canine hybrid, squirrel, fox, porcine, leopard, tiger, lion, panther, ratites, or any other warm-blooded animal,
Note: Ferrets, birds which are normally purchased through pet stores (with the exception of ratites), nonpoisonous reptiles less than six (6) feet in length, domestic rabbits and domestic rodents which have been bred in captivity and which never have known the wild shall be excluded from this definition.