You need this licence if you intend to keep and trade a maximum of 10 class 1 animals. You are not permitted to allow these animals to breed and require permission from the department if you wish to dispose (e.g. sell or give away) an animal within 6 months of acquiring it.
There are 243 species that require a standard animal licence. Please see 'Animals requiring a standard licence' in resources for a full list of class 1 animals.
You must comply with the following codes of practice:
- Captive reptile and amphibian husbandry
If you require any further information, please contact the department.