National Parks Scientific Permit - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this permit if you intend to conduct scientific research in a national park.

A scientific permit authorises you to undertake a research project specified in a research project specified in a research proposal in one or more national parks. The results of your research must be provided to the relevant Department  / Agency.

Please note that other permits and approvals may be required to authorise your research. For example, if you intend to undertake research involving collecting plant samples, you may require a permit for taking of protected flora.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for a permit you must:

  • provide a written justification for conducting your specific research in a national park
  • complete the relevant application form
  • provide any other information required by the Agency
  • pay any required fees.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

As specified in permit.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Application for a National Parks Scientific Permit - Please consult the responsible agency for more information.

Approval time

6 weeks

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Parks Victoria

Act(s) name

National Parks Act 1975 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

National Parks Regulations 2013 (Victoria)

Contact details

Information Centre
Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Parks Victoria


Phone:

03 8627 4700

Fax:

03 9629 5563
info@parks.vic.gov.au

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