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Federal Select Agent Program


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All forms for the Select Agents Program have been reviewed and approved by the Office of Management and Budget as prescribed by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The only authorized location to obtain these forms is this website (

APHIS/CDC Form 1, Application for Registration for Possession, Use, and Transfer of Select Agents and Toxins

APHIS/CDC Form 2, Request to Transfer Select Agents and Toxins

APHIS/CDC Form 3, Report of Theft, Loss or Release of Select Agents or Toxins

APHIS/CDC Form 4, Report of the Identification of a Select Agent or Toxin

APHIS/CDC Form 5, Request for Exemption of Select Agents and Toxins for an Investigational Product