Forest Permits - New South Wales


You will require this permit if you intend to use a state forest for recreational, sporting or commercial activities. Permits are issued for a range of activities including research, organised events and activities, fossicking, hunting, filming, firewood collection, grazing and apiary sites.

Please note that if you intend to obtain a permit for grazing and apiary sites, you should contact your nearest regional office for information.

Please consult the Contact Officer for details specific to your activity.

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 permit you must:

  • submit an application form
  • provide the documents outlined in the application form
  • pay the required fees.

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


A permit will be issued for a period determined by the Agency and may be renewed.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Licence All

Fees will vary depending on your circumstances. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Act(s) name

Forestry Act 2012 New South Wales

Regulation(s) name

Forestry Regulation 2012 New South Wales

Lodgement process


Your application should be lodged with the Regional Office responsible for the land to which permit applies.

Administering agency

Forestry Corporation

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:

Enquiries, Head Office

Forestry Corporation

New South Wales
Operating address: 121-131 Oratava Ave
West Pennant Hills
New South Wales 1252
Mailing address: PO BOX 100
Beecroft, New South Wales 2119
Phone: 02 9872 0111
Phone: 1300 655 687
Fax: 02 9871 6941

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