Bird Dealer's Licence - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to trade in avian fauna (birds). This licence will authorise you to buy, sell or otherwise deal in certain species of birds from a nominated address. There are three classes of licence that authorise you to deal in different types of birds. The different classes of birds are detailed on the attached form.

If you intend to clip the wings of wild avian fauna you will need to seek separate approval from the Agency. 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

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • provide details of any relevant convictions relating to wildlife
  • be able to identify all the species of avian fauna specified in your application
  • detail the location of the premises and the adequacy of facilities
  • show that the keeping of and dealing in avian fauna at the location nominated is authorised by your relevant local council
  • demonstrate personal experience and ability in keeping and dealing in avian fauna
  • complete the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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

Duration

One year.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$100.00

Basic licence

Application$200.00

Advanced licence

Application$300.00

Special licence

Administering agency

Department of Parks and Wildlife

Act(s) name

Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife Conservation Regulations 1970 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries - Avian/Birds, Displaying Fauna, Wildlife Licensing Section
Department of Parks and Wildlife


Mailing address:
Locked Bag 30
Bentley Delivery Centre
Western Australia 6983

Phone:

08 92199835

Fax:

08 92198242
wildlifelicensing@dpaw.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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