Ministerial Exemption or Permit - South Australia


You will need this exemption or permit to undertake an activity that would otherwise be prohibited. Prohibited activities include:

  • possessing or controlling a noxious species
  • possessing or controlling a protected species
  • releasing aquatic resources
  • miscellaneous research fishing.

Ministerial exemptions or permits will only be issued where the Minister is satisfied that there is a good reason for the proposed activity.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.


12 months


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $164.00 Application for a ministerial exemption. Fees for 2022-23
Apply Application All $133.00 Application for a ministerial permit. Fees for 2022-23
General Duplicate Certificate All $33.25 Duplicate permit or licence. Fees for 2022-23

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries and Regions

Fisheries and Aquaculture Division

Contact details

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