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State Specific Permit & Show Information

Kentucky 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 a Vendor Coordinator at the Booking Office.

Bookings Office Hours:
10:00am-4:00pm EST
407- 734-EXPO
[email protected]

Kentucky 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.

State of Kentucky Information:

Kentucky Department of Fish & Wildlife

Individual Wildlife Transportation Permit $25

A wildlife transportation permit shall be obtained for all shipments of wildlife (native or exotic) prior to:

Receiving a shipment of wildlife;

Importing wildlife into Kentucky; or

Transporting wildlife into and through the state to a destination outside of Kentucky. All shipments of wildlife, except reptiles and amphibians, shall be accompanied by a certificate of veterinary inspection.

Link to list of Prohibited Exotic Wildlife, Inherently Dangerous animals, and Permit Exempt Species

Louisville-Jefferson County:

Adam Hamilton
Louisville Metro Animal Services
Animal Control Supervisor
[email protected]

An Animal Dealer Permit is required unless the venue is run by the Kentucky Fair Board.
To obtain this permit contact:
Metro Animal Services
Animal Dealer not selling dogs, cat or ferrets- $125
Animal Dealer selling dogs, cats, or ferrets- $300