Permit to Access Biological Resources for Commercial Purposes - Australian Government


You will require this permit if you intend to obtain biological samples (such as samples from plants, animals or microbial colonies) from Commonwealth areas if you intend to use the samples for:

  • genetic research
  • biochemical compounds
  • biological research.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must:

  • have an Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • enter into a benefit sharing agreement with the Commonwealth.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $50.00

Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2000 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water

Environment Protection

Parks Australia

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.