Licence to Conduct Business in National Parks and Reserves - Tasmania

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to conduct a business in a National Park or State Reserve government land. Businesses include, but are not limited to:

  • Sell or hire of goods;
  • Providing any form of service for payment in money or goods; or
  • Taking photographs, video or similar for the purpose of sale.

The type of licence needed will depend on the type and nature of the activity. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible to apply for this licence you must:

  • Submit an application in writing;
  • Meet the required level of insurance cover;
  • Ensure that all guides, leaders and drivers involved in the activity hold relevant first aid certificates;
  • Obtain all necessary licences from associated authorities giving approval for specific activities such as boating or vehicle transport; and
  • Provide other documentation as requested along with the fee payment.

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


Dependent on the nature of the activity.





When lodging your application, please ensure that you have:

  • Completed all relevant sections of the application form;
  • Attached all maps and plans with routes and locations clearly market;
  • Attached any additional information supporting your application; and
  • Included the application fee.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Parks and Wildlife Service

Act(s) name

National Parks and Reserves Management Act 2002 (Tasmania)

Contact details

Commercial Visitor Services
Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment
Parks and Wildlife Service


03 6165 4247


03 6165 4283

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