Consent to Use Pesticides for the Management of Birds - New South Wales


You will require this consent if you are an individual or organisation who intends to use prescribed substances to harm any bird in NSW:

  • Whether or not protected fauna;
  • Whether or not native to, or of a species that periodically or occasionally migrates to Australia.

Prescribed substances are any glue, gel and other adhesive or viscid substance and other substances listed in the poisons list (See attached document).

Please be aware that if you intend to use certain substances to harm protected fauna other than birds, you can apply for an Occupiers Licence.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type


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

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this consent, you must:

  • Be qualified to use pesticides;
  • Demonstrate your knowledge of the product that you propose to use to control pest birds;
  • Pay any required fees; and
  • Submit any required forms.

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


1 year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $30.00

Approval Time

Applications will generally be processed within 10 working days.

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment

Office of Environment and Heritage

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

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

Enquiries, Wildlife Licensing and Management Unit

Mailing address: PO BOX 1967
Hurstville, New South Wales 1481
Phone: 02 9585 6406
Fax: 02 9585 6401