Research permit - Queensland

Description

You need this permit if you intend to take, use and keep protected animals for scientific research. Examples of scientific research activities include:

  • government departments conducting research
  • consultants conducting fauna surveys for an Environmental Impact Study
  • the collection of protected animal parts or products such as scats, feathers, hair, biopsies, blood, and tissue for research purposes
  • research on a particular protected animal or its habitat, including tag and release studies, or capturing an animal and keeping or processing the animal at a university laboratory or field centre.

This permit can only be issued for genuine research purposes.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • not have a criminal conviction that relates to animal welfare issues or related conservation matters within the past three years
  • provide 2 referees.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will be required to submit a return of operations and a report within 10 business days after each period of 12 months from the date that the permit is granted. If the permit ends within a 12-month period, a return must be submitted within 10 business days of the expiry / surrender / cancellation of the permit.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All No fees are required for this permit.

Lodgement process

Apply

Email the completed application.

Approval time

Up to 40 days

Transfer

This licence cannot be transferred.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Science

Conservation and Sustainability Services

Nature Conservation Services

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 Licence Management

Nature Conservation Services

Conservation and Sustainability Services

Department of Environment and Science

Mailing address: GPO BOX 2454
Brisbane, Queensland 4001
Phone: 1300 130 372
Email: palm@des.qld.gov.au
Website: Department of Environment and Science (Opens in new window)