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Interaction licence - Queensland


You need this licence if you intend to interact with protected animals in the wild as part of your business.

The department will consider the following activities to be part of your business if either:

  • the activity is marketed as part of your normal business
  • the activity is advertised in any brochure or advertising material and occurs at a scheduled time, even if the activity occurs infrequently
  • clients pay to participate in the activity
  • your business derives some benefit, including public notoriety, as a result of conducting the activity.

Your activity will not be considered to be a part of your business if it is opportunistic or random in nature.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this licence you will need:

  • to be at least 18 years of age
  • provide an approved interaction plan
  • be a suitable person who has not been convicted of a wildlife offence.


This licence remains in effect for 1 year


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $184.20

Annual fee. Fees for 2024-25

Approval time

Up to 40 days


This licence cannot be transferred

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Science and Innovation

Wildlife and Threatened Species Operations

Contact details

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