edYou can get a monkey as a pet if you meet the appropriate legal requirements in your state. Most states require homeowners to obtain a permit to own a monkey as a pet.
Additionally, some states may even require owners to build a cage or outdoor habitat for the monkey. The permit process may require you to prove that you can provide for the monkey’s needs. The exact requirements are specific to each state, so it is important to check those guidelines before initiating the permit process.