Authority to Remove Exhibited Animals 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 the registered animal display establishment where the animal is kept.

Service type


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


You may be exempt from this requirement approval if you intend to either:

  • 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.

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
  • be able to obtain authorisation at least seven days before you intend to remove the animal.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Standards, Guidelines and Policies (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Exhibited Animals Protection Act 1986 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Exhibited Animals Protection Regulation 2010 New South Wales

Approval time

At least one week

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Contact details

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

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Animal Welfare Branch

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Department of Regional NSW

New South Wales
Operating address: 105 Prince Street
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 21
Orange, New South Wales 2800
Phone: 02 6360 5344
Website: NSW Department of Primary Industries (Opens in new window)