Registration of Biodiversity Credit - New South Wales

Description

You will required to apply for this registration if you have generated biodiversity credits under the Biobanking Scheme, and again, separately, if you have sold or transferred those credits.

The Biobanking Scheme enables biodiversity credits to be generated by landowners who commit to enhancing and protecting biodiversity values on their land through a Biobanking Agreement. These credits can then be sold to:

  • Companies seeking to counterbalance (or offset) the impacts of their development activities on biodiversity values; or
  • Entities seeking to invest in conservation outcomes.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 registration you must:

  • Be the owner of a biobank site which forms part of the Biobanking Scheme;
  • Have completed specified management actions to improve the biodiversity value of your biobank site; and
  • Provide any other required information or fees to the Agency.

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

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

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

Transfer Transfer All $118.00 -

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Registration of Creation of a Biodiversity Credit - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.
Transfer All Application to Transfer Biodiversity Credits - PDF

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply All Biobanking Scheme Overview - PDF

Administering agency

Department of Planning and Environment

Office of Environment and Heritage

Contact details

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

Enquiries, BioBanking Team

Office of Environment and Heritage

Department of Planning and Environment

Mailing address: PO BOX A290
Sydney South, New South Wales 1232
Phone: 13 15 55
Phone: 02 9995 5000
Fax: 02 9995 6795
Email: biobanking@environment.nsw.gov.au