Specialist Fauna Dealer Permit - South Australia

Service summary

A Specialist Fauna Dealer Permit entitles the holder to trade in species that are vulnerable, rare or endangered after they have held them for a period of 7 days; if they intend to trade the animal before 7 days has expired they must obtain a clearance from the Fauna Permit Unit to sell sooner.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must demonstrate considerable expertise or experience in their husbandry. If the animal is potentially threatening to the public, the ability of the applicant to house and care for the animals appropriately is assessed when their application is considered.


Date of issue to 30 June (1, 3, or 5 year permits available).


$1,549.00 Per Year
Applications lodged after 1 January are applicable for a Half Year fee of $850.00

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

Act(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 (South Australia)

Contact details

Fauna Permit Unit

Operating address:
Level 1, 100 Pirie Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 1782
Adelaide SA 5001






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