Skip to main content
Unsupported Browser Detected

Internet Explorer lacks support for the features of this website. For the best experience, please use a modern browser such as Chrome, Firefox, or Edge.

Incidental Take Authorizations Under the Marine Mammal Protection Act

The Marine Mammal Protection Act requires that an incidental take authorization be obtained for the unintentional “take” of marine mammals incidental to activities including construction projects, scientific research projects, oil and gas development, and military exercises.


Marine Mammal Protection Act
Permit Type
For Marine Mammals
Estimated Processing Time
5-8 months (IHA) / 9-18 months (LOA)