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Utah reptile and amphibian orientation course

Learn more about the reptiles and amphibians that live in Utah.

The online orientation course includes educational material about Utah's reptile and amphibian species, herpetology, conservation, ethical collection practices, safety and much more.

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Who must take the course?

You are required to complete the course if you plan to do any one of the following activities:

Exam and certificate of completion

The online orientation course includes an exam. To successfully complete the course and obtain a certificate of completion, you must score at least 75% on the exam.

Once you have a certificate of completion — which is valid for three calendar years — you can obtain a herpetology collection permit (available online for $10 and valid for 365 days) or you can apply for a certificate of registration. For detailed information about obtaining a certificate of registration, call Anita Candelaria at 801-538-4701.

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