Forest Permits - New South Wales


You will need 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.

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 contact the agency to identify any further 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
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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.

Other resources

Regulation(s) name

Forestry Regulation 2022 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.