InsectsInResin.com and its members are in no way associated with USFWS or any government agency. It is up to you to research wildlife regulations and laws.
In the U.S. it is illegal to sell any wildlife that has been imported for resell if it has not been documented and approved by the USFWS. A conviction of this could lead to hefty fines and even jail time.
We are licensed importers of exotic wildlife. By purchasing from us, you can be assured that all specimens have been legally obtained, approved, and sustainably sourced. Furthermore, there is no need for you to obtain special licensing, permits or pay additional fees to purchase our products.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is the premier government agency dedicated to the conservation, protection, and enhancement of fish, wildlife, plants, and their habitats.
According to USFWS ( about IE License ) in order for imported wildlife to be considered legal for resale, the importer must strictly follow all USFWS, CBP, and CDC guidelines. These guidelines include having an import/export license, importation bond, a Treatment Certification Statement, and filing documentation for all incoming shipments. ( about declaring import of wildlife )This is so that all imported wildlife can be inspected and approved before reselling.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) takes a comprehensive approach to border management, combining customs, border security, and agricultural protection. All wildlife being imported into the U.S. must be inspected by customs. ( about importing wildlife through USCBP )
With us being licensed importers, you can be assured that all our products have been inspected at a designated port and approved by USCBP for import.
In order to import certain specimen into the U.S., whether personal or for retail, it may require a permit from the CDC ( Center for Disease Control. ) This is to ensure all specimens have been rendered non-infectious prior to importation. Here you can see some of the ( CDC’s restrictions and regulations ). At Insects In Resin, in order to ensure our specimens are safe, we have obtained all the necessary documents to meet all CDC requirements.
All our products are sustainably sourced and 100% legal for purchase. There is no additional fees or licensing required.