Ginseng Grower Permit

Department of Natural Resources


Permit establishes a program governing the harvesting and sale of American ginseng subject to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Flora and Fauna.

Code Citation IC 456A.24.11, IAC Chapt. 78

Who Applies Growers of cultivated ginseng.

When To Apply The ginseng grower`s permit renewal must be filed within 60 days of expiration.

Initial Requirements None.

Duration Valid for 5 years from the date of issuance.

Processing Time Two weeks.

Fee Structure There is no fee for the permit, except for the charge associated with ELSI.

Renewal Requirements Does not pertain.

Exam Does not pertain.

Additional Information None.

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Contact Information
Karmin Klingenberg
502 East 9th
Des Moines, IA 50319