Commercial wildlife licence for live animals (birds, reptiles, spiders and scorpions/petshop) - Queensland

Description

This licence is required to keep and use live protected animals (live scorpions, live spiders, live birds and/or and live reptiles) for a commercial purpose.

Service type

Licence

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.

Duration

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

Fees

Application process

How Do I Obtain It?

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Application form "Commercial wildlife licence (live protected animals)", to Permit and Licence Management.

What is required after applying but before approval is granted?

Please note: A commercial wildlife licence for live reptiles cannot be granted unless the applicant (or someone proposing to operate under the applicants licence) has completed an approved course of training.

Important: A person who keeps a live protected animal must keep the animal in a secure cage or enclosure that prevents the animal's escape and ensure that the animal is supplied with sufficient shelter, ventilation, water, food and provided with opportunities for exercise.

Arrangements must be made with your local Wildlife Officer to inspect these facilities prior to the licence being granted.

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

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: General Post Office Box 2454
Brisbane, Queensland
Phone: 1300 130 372
Email: palm@ehp.qld.gov.au
Website: Department of Environment and Science (Opens in new window)