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.
A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.
Due to the complex regulatory framework surrounding import or export permits, you must consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.
Permit is only valid for one shipment.
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.
Department of the Environment and Energy
Wildlife, Heritage and Marine Division
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Australian Government)
Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 (Australian Government)
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