Scientific Licence - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to undertake an activity for scientific, educational or conservation purposes, that is likely to result in one or more of the following;

  • Harm to any protected fauna, or to an animal that is a threatened species or is part of an endangered population or an endangered ecological community;
  • Harm to any protected native plant, or any plant that is a threatened species or is part of an endangered population or an endangered ecological community;
  • Damage to critical habitat; or
  • Damage to a habitat of a threatened species, an endangered population or an endangered ecological community.

Please be aware that your licence may be subject to general conditions. There may also be class-specific or licence specific conditions applied to your licence.

Please contact 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;

  • Submit an application form;
  • Be at least 18 years of age;
  • Provide details of your qualifications and experience;
  • Submit any other details or information that may be required, such as details of proposal of your research to be conducted; and
  • Obtain a separate approval for research on animals (if required).

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

Prerequisites

Duration

Duration varies depending on the purpose of your licence.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Amount
Apply Application $50.00
Renew Renewal $50.00

Act(s) name

National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 NSW

Regulation(s) name

National Parks and Wildlife Regulation 2009 NSW

Approval time

4 to 6 weeks.

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.

Scientific Licensing, Wildlife Licensing and Management Unit

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Office of Environment and Heritage

Department of Planning and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX 1967
Hurstville, New South Wales 1481
Phone: 02 9585 6406
Fax: 02 9585 6401
Email: scientific.licensing@environment.nsw.gov.au