Wildlife Trade Permit - Single Use - 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:

  • Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) species; or
  • 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; and
  • 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 Single Use Permit allows you to import or export a single specified consignment of a particular specimen.

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.

Duration

Permit is only valid for one shipment.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Fees vary depending on individual circumstances, they range from a minimum fee of $63 and a maximum fee of $313. Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

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 62741900

Fax:

02 62741921
wildlifetrade@environment.gov.au

Supporting information

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