Clearing permit - Queensland


You will need this permit if you intend to carry out operational work that involves the clearing of protected native vegetation on freehold, Indigenous or State land.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You will need to indicate how the proposed clearing addresses every component of the relevant purpose listed in the Act.


Between 2 and 5 years


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $3326.00

Application fee for a protected plant clearing permit. Fees for 2023-24

Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All List of exempt clearing work - PDF (Opens in new window)

Application process


Prior to preparing the application, you should discuss the proposed clearing with a vegetation management officer.

In some cases, you may also need to have developmental approval before clearing land.

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation

Contact details

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