Commercial Wildlife Licence (Dead Protected Animals excluding Macropods) - Queensland


This licence is required to keep and use dead protected or international animals for a commercial purpose.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

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


This licence remains in effect for up to one month, one year or three years, depending on the applicants requirements and payment unless sooner revoked, suspended or surrendered.


Common Fees details for this service in table format.

Type Amount Description
Application $133.50

Licence fee 1 month or less

Application $1902.00

Licence fee more than 1 yr

Application $665.00

Licence fee more than one month up to 1 yr

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2017 QLD

Nature Conservation (Wildlife Management) Regulation 2006 QLD

Application process

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed "Commercial wildlife licence (dead protected animals excluding macropods)" application form to Permit and Licence Management.


This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

The following sections apply:

  • 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)