Commercial Wildlife Licence (wildlife interaction) - Queensland


This licence is required if you interact with protected animals in the wild as part of your business.

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 one year.


Application process

How Do I Obtain It?

You can obtain this licence by submitting a completed Commercial Wildlife Licence (wildlife interaction) application form, Interaction Plan and payment to the Department of Environment and Science.


This licence cannot be transferred.

Additional information

The following sections apply:

S9 - S22 of the Nature Conservation (Administration) Regulation 2017
S70 - S76 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Permit and Licensing Team

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
Fax: 07 3330 5875
Website: Department of Environment and Science (Opens in new window)