Submit a Tick for Identification

Submit a Tick for IdentificationYou can help us monitor tick population trends and tick-borne disease risks. is keeping track of tick encounters across the US, and we need all of the Tick Detectives we can get! Thousands of citizen scientists like yourself are submitting REAL data that’s helping drive tick awareness tools. Once we’ve collected some data, we’ll be posting real-time data on our website! Simply fill out the form below, upload a (clear & close-up) photo of the tick – or bring it in to our home office we’ll ID it for you for free! 

We typically reply within 24 Hours.

TXT a photo of the tick along with your LOCATION
to the Tick Safety Hotline: (703) 828-4343.

Tick Identification Hotline:

Call or TXT the Tick Safety Hotline – 1 (703) 828-4343