Commercial wildlife harvesting licence protected animals other than macropods - Queensland

Service summary

This licence is required to take live protected spiders and scorpions and snake venom for commercial purposes.

Service type


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

Definition of terms


in relation to a cultural or natural resource or wildlife, includes buy, sell, process or gain any benefit from the resource or wildlife. For an animal it does not include move or process.

Eligibility requirements

You must complete the Pre-design/pre-lodgement meeting application form and contact Permit and Licence Management for specialist advice.


This licence cannot be transferred.


This licence remains in effect for one year.



Other animals annual licence fee


Spiders and scorpions annual licence fee


You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed "Commercial wildlife harvesting licence (protected animals other than macropods)" application form and payment to the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection .

Additional information

Regulation Section(s)

S9-S22 of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006
S77-S91 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006
Other sections may apply depending on the species.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection
Conservation and Sustainability Services
Nature Conservation Services

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 1992 (Queensland)

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2006 (Queensland)

Contact details

Permit and Licence Management

Mailing address:
GPO Box 2454
Queensland 4001


1300 130 372

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