Non-Indigenous Animals Registration - New South Wales


You will need this registration if you intend to deal with any of the following non-indigenous animals:

  • Blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra)
  • Dromedary or Arabian Camel (Camelus dromedarius)
  • Guanaco (Lama guanicoe).

To 'deal' with these animals includes the following activities:

  • keeping, storing or having custody of animals
  • buying, selling or supplying animals
  • importing or acquiring animals
  • transporting animals
  • releasing animals
  • breeding or cultivating animals
  • experimenting on animals.

Registration is required to ensure that all activities with non-indigenous animals do not cause a biosecurity risk.

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 registration, you must:

  • have the capacity and resources to keep non-indigenous animals
  • have the appropriate skills, knowledge and experience to keep non-indigenous animals
  • have the capacity to comply with biosecurity duties and regulations
  • satisfy the Secretary that you are a suitable person for registration.

You may not be eligible for this registration if:

  • you have provided false or misleading information to the Secretary
  • you have a history of non-compliance with the Biosecurity Act or Regulations
  • you have previously held biosecurity registration and that registration has been cancelled
  • you are considered an unsuitable person for registration by the Secretary
  • there would be an unacceptable biosecurity risk if registration was granted.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $720.00

5 year licence. Fees for 2023-24

Apply Application All -

Further fees may apply. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Renew Renewal All $420.00

5 year renewal. Fees for 2023-24

Approval time

Up to 60 days

Administering agency

Department of Regional NSW

NSW Department of Primary Industries

Biosecurity NSW

Contact details

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