Commercial wildlife harvesting licence protected animals other than macropods - Queensland


This licence is required to take live protected spiders and scorpions and snake venom for commercial purposes.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

You must complete the Pre-design/pre-lodgement meeting application form and contact Permit and Licence Management for specialist advice.


This licence remains in effect for one year.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $333.60

Other animals annual licence fee

Application $322.70

Spiders and scorpions annual licence fee

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2017 QLD

Application process

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed "Commercial wildlife harvesting licence (protected animals other than macropods)" application form and payment to the Department of Environment and Science .


This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

Regulation Section(s)

S9-S22 of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2017
S77-S91 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006
Other sections may apply depending on the species.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Science

Conservation and Sustainability Services

Conservation and Biodiversity Operations

Contact details

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

Permit and Licence Management

Conservation and Biodiversity Operations

Conservation and Sustainability Services

Department of Environment and Science

Mailing address: GPO BOX 2454
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1300 130 372
Website: Department of Environment and Science (Opens in new window)