Wildlife Trade Permit - Multiple Consignment Authorities - Australian Government

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to import or export animals or plants. The wildlife trade permit allows you to import or export:

  • species listed on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) species
  • Australian native species.

Activities covered include:

  • the export of Australian native plants and animals (including pets, wildlife, insects and shells) or products derived from threatened Australian native animals and plants and exotic species
  • the import of species (including plants, and pets and animals for zoos, wildlife parks or travelling exhibitions) listed on CITES as threatened, and products derived from threatened species.

A Multiple Consignment Authority permits you to import or export an unlimited number of consignments of a particular range of specimens.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Due to the complex regulatory framework surrounding import or export permits, you must consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements prior to submitting an application.

Duration

Duration varies between 6 months and 3 years. Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$163.00

Per 6 months. Fees for 2016-17.

Forms

Administering agency

Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division

Act(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Australian Government)

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 (Australian Government)

Contact details

Enquiries, Wildlife Trade Regulation Section
Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division


Mailing address:
GPO BOX 787
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601

Phone:

02 6274 1900

Fax:

02 6274 1921
wildlifetrade@environment.gov.au

Supporting information

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