Licence to Breed and Keep Avian Fauna (Avicultural Licence) - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this licence if you intend to keep or breed birds in captivity for hobby purposes. There are two classes of licence:

  • avicultural licence
  • advanced avicultural licence.

An avicultural licence is required to keep relatively common and easy to keep birds. An advanced avicultural licence is required to keep birds that are difficult to keep and breed or are uncommon or threatened in the wild.

An alternative permit may be required to keep certain exotic species of birds which are agricultural pests. Please consult the Contact Officer for further information on this licence and on which species are common or threatened.

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
  • submit any required forms
  • pay any required fees.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

 TypeAmountDescription
ApplyApplication$10.00

Standard licence

Application$20.00

Advanced licence

Administering agency

Department of Biosecurity, Conservation and Attractions
Parks and Wildlife Service

Act(s) name

Wildlife Conservation Act 1950 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife Conservation Regulations 1970 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Wildlife Licensing Section
Department of Biosecurity, Conservation and Attractions
Parks and Wildlife Service


Operating address:
Technology Park, Western Precinct
17 Dick Perry Avenue
Kensington, Western Australia 6151
Mailing address:
LOCKED BAG 30
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983

Phone:

08 9219 9831
wildlifelicensing@dpaw.wa.gov.au

Website:

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