Tour Operator Permit - Northern Territory


You will need this permit if you intend to operate a tour business in parks and reserves in the Northern Territory. This permit is required for tours, guided walks and camping. All permits will be subject to specified conditions.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible, you must hold:

  • public liability insurance including personal injury, death and property damage for at least $20,000,000
  • workers compensation insurance
  • insurance sufficient to cover the property owned or used by the applicant in connection with the applicant's activities on any park or reserve.


Up to five years.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $100.00

4 or less visits per year. Fees for 2021-22

Apply Application All $500.00

5 or more visits per year. Fees for 2021-22


Local law(s) name

Territory Parks and Wildlife Conservation By-laws 1984

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Parks and Wildlife Commission

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:

Permit Officer

Parks and Wildlife Commission

Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security

Northern Territory
Operating address: Jape Homemaker Village
Level 1
356 Bagot Road
Millner, Northern Territory 0810
Mailing address: PO BOX 496
Palmerston, Northern Territory 0831
Phone: 08 8999 4814
Fax: 08 8999 4524