Licence to Import or Export Protected Fauna - New South Wales

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to import or export protected fauna.

Fauna are animals, including any mammal, bird, reptile or amphibian. Protected fauna are animals, including any mammal, bird, reptile or amphibian that has not been listed in the Act as being unprotected. Australian native animals are generally considered to be protected.

If you intend to import or export protected birds, it is recommended that you refer to the list of exempt birds first, as some birds do not require a licence.

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

Please note that there are a range of grounds on which an application for an import or export licence may be refused.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$30.00A 10% discount applies to online applications.

Other resources

Approval time

14 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment
Office of Environment and Heritage
National Parks and Wildlife Service

Act(s) name

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (New South Wales)

Regulation(s) name

National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009 (New South Wales)

Contact details

Enquiries, Wildlife Licensing and Management Unit
Department of Planning and Environment
Office of Environment and Heritage
National Parks and Wildlife Service


Mailing address:
PO BOX 1967
Hurstville, New South Wales 1481

Phone:

02 9585 6406

Fax:

02 9585 6401
Wildlife.licensing@environment.nsw.gov.au

Supporting information

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