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 #2151514


Jeremy2529
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 Moving to florida

Im gonna be moving to Florida this summer and was wondering I hold 15 Indaina dangerous speices permits and what would i have to do to get a venomous permit out there? Would my permits transfer over?



05/30/10  10:48am

 #2151736


JEFF QUARLES
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  Message To: Jeremy2529   In reference to Message Id: 2151514


 Moving to florida

No they wouldn’t but keep them just incase. You have to have a 1,000 hrs of handling under a herpetologist or zoo setting and then they will issue a permit..If I were you I would go work for free for a 1,000 hrs at a local hot dealer, like Glades Herps or Diamond. That counts for your permit. You could get it in 5 months at 20 hrs a week.



05/31/10  10:09am

 #2151750


Jeremy2529
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  Message To: Jeremy2529   In reference to Message Id: 2151514


 Moving to florida

what about my collection i presently have?



05/31/10  11:03am

 #2151767


JEFF QUARLES
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  Message To: Jeremy2529   In reference to Message Id: 2151750


 Moving to florida

If it were me, I would keep my collection but tell no one! I mean no one..Once you get the permit than you’re good..



05/31/10  12:56pm

 #2152122


Flherp
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  Message To: JEFF QUARLES   In reference to Message Id: 2151767


 Moving to florida

There is not a direct transfer of permits from state to state, however If you have had your permits for any length of time the hours you have already spent caring for the animals should apply to the Florida permit. There is also a requirement for no less than two letters of reference from individuals who have personal knowledge of your stated experience. You will also need to supply an inventory of animals and have a critical incident-disaster plan. All of this information is required upon submission of the application. There is also a facility inspection, so trying to keep your animals a secret is not recommended (this information has also been posted on the internet, so it is not really a secret any longer). I would suggest beginning the process six months or so in advance in case there are delays in processing your application.

http://myfwc.com/docs/Permits/Permits_VenRepApp0809.pdf

If you have any questions, call FWC (850) 488-6253.



06/01/10  10:31am

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Chris H
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  Message To: Jeremy2529   In reference to Message Id: 2151514


 Moving to florida

apply for it now, it will take a few months to get it. Also, I would contact the FWC to ask them what you should do about your current collection. They will most likely let you keep it until your inspection date and as long as you pass you will be fine, if not, find someone in your area with a permit and have them hold onto them until you can get yours.



06/06/10  02:08pm

 #2154125


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  Message To: Jeremy2529   In reference to Message Id: 2151514


 Moving to florida

Just don’t let anyone know you have ’em.



06/07/10  10:44pm

 #2154196


Flherp
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  Message To: Grundisimo   In reference to Message Id: 2154125


 Moving to florida

I think that posting on the internet sort of defeats the purpose of keeping a secret and to encourage others to break the law on a public forum is a bit dim at the very least.



06/08/10  08:03am

 #2159356


Grundisimo
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  Message To: Flherp   In reference to Message Id: 2154196


 Moving to florida

Jeff said the exact same thing. So, just be quiet and go tell someone who cares if it is "a bit dim".



06/29/10  08:58am

 #2165127


Chris H
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  Message To: Grundisimo   In reference to Message Id: 2159356


 Moving to florida

I have to agree with FLherp. And just because someone else said it does not make it right. To be honest, from what I have seen on this forum, a whole lot of the members are "a bit dim". Need proof? go look at the komodo dragon forum. This being said, i would not rely on other peoples statements as proof of your own. Not only is it fallacious but it is ignorant, especially on a frorum such as this.



07/26/10  01:45pm

 #2165128


Chris H
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  Message To: Chris H   In reference to Message Id: 2165127


 Moving to florida

Sorry for the rant, I just think the OP needs to follow the rules and do things the right way. If he gets caught doing as was suggested there is a hefty penalty including possible jail time and losing all of his collection. It is not worth it.



07/26/10  01:48pm


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