Approval to Transport Pearl Oysters - Western Australia

Service summary

You will require this approval if you intend to bring live pearl oysters into Western Australia from outside the state, or transport diseased pearl oysters within Western Australia. If you intend to transport healthy pearl oysters within Western Australia you do not require this approval. Transporting pearl oysters means moving them either into Western Australia from outside the state, or moving them out of a hatchery, quarantine site or fishery zone within Western Australia.

Please consult the Contact Officer for further 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 the Agency with a Certificate of Health for the pearl oysters issued by an approved fish pathologist. To be eligible to transport pearl oysters into Western Australia from outside the state, the oysters must be certified as healthy. To be eligible to transport diseased pearl oysters within Western Australia, the oysters must have been certified as unhealthy because of the presence of oyster oedema disease.

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

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

 Resources
Apply

Approval to Transport Pearl Oysters - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Administering agency

Department of Fisheries

Act(s) name

Fish Resources Management Act 1994 (Western Australia)

Regulation(s) name

Fish Resources Management Regulations 1995 (Western Australia)

Contact details

Enquiries
Department of Fisheries


Operating address:
3rd Floor, SGIO Atrium
168-170 St Georges Terrace
Perth
Western Australia 6000
Mailing address:
Locked Bag 39
Cloisters Square PO
Western Australia 6850

Phone:

08 94827333

Fax:

08 94827389
customerservice@fish.wa.gov.au

Supporting information

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