You will require this licence if you intend to carry out taxidermy on or hold any preserved specimens of native animals. This includes whole animals and any animal parts such as eggs, claws or feathers.
Licences are not granted for the collection of native animals or animal parts for use in making jewellery, handicrafts or for use in artwork.
Licences to conduct taxidermy on threatened species will not be issued for private purposes unless the specimen is from captive stock or is used for legitimate scientific or educational purposes.
No licence is required to hold specimens or carry out taxidermy on non-native animals such as foxes, pigs or goats.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.