Authority to Remove an Animal from Authorised Premises - New South Wales


You will need this authority if you are the holder of an animal display licence and intend to move an animal outside of your registered animal display establishment.

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 authority, you must:

  • complete and lodge an application form, accompanied by the application fee and all associated documents
  • obtain authorisation at least seven days before you intend to remove the animal.


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Act(s) name

Exhibited Animals Protection Act 1986 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Exhibited Animals Protection Regulation 2021 New South Wales

Additional information

You may be exempt from this authority if you intend to:

  • take an animal to, or return it from, the premises of a veterinary practitioner, or keep it at those premises for the purposes of observation or treatment
  • transport an animal from one authorised premises to another
  • lawfully purchase, sell, or otherwise acquire or dispose of an animal.

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Contact details

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