Biodiversity Conservation Licence (Catch and Release Reptiles) - New South Wales

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to catch and release reptiles (usually snakes) from any commercial and residential homes and backyards.

Under this licence, you will operate under strict licence conditions to ensure human safety and animal welfare.

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:

  • be at least 18 years old
  • explain why a licence should be granted and describe the location / area where they will operate
  • provide two written references from people who can validate their ability and experience
  • demonstrate that you have a current first aid certificate and public liability insurance
  • prove that you have completed a recognised reptile handling course or have at least two years proven experience in handling venomous snakes.

Fees

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

Act(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Regulation 2017 New South Wales

Application process

Lodge

You will also need a document detailing why you think a licence should be granted and describing the location / area you will operate in.

You will need to provide two written references from people who can confirm your experience and ability.

Approval time

Please allow six weeks for the processing of your application.

Administering agency

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

Environment, Energy and Science Group

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

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Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Wildlife Team

National Parks and Wildlife Service

Environment, Energy and Science Group

Department of Planning, Industry and Environment

New South Wales
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 5022
Parramatta, New South Wales 2124
Phone: 02 9585 6406
Fax: 02 9585 6401
Email: Wildlife.licensing@environment.nsw.gov.au