Permit to Destroy Flocking Birds by Trapping and Carbon Dioxide Narcosis - South Australia


You will need this permit if you intend to control and destroy flocking birds of any category of species (including unprotected) by carbon dioxide narcosis.

Only an accredited operator may undertake the trapping and carbon dioxide narcosis of flocking birds. You must be an accredited operator or nominate a person who is accredited to conduct the destruction.

You must comply with permit conditions and the relevant code of practice.

You need a separate permit to destroy any protected animal.

Please contact the agency for more information.

Service type


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


You do not need a permit to destroy unprotected birds by shooting.

Eligibility requirements

You must complete training on trapping and gassing to apply for this permit.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You must complete a daily trapping and reporting form and a permit return, and submit these within 14 days of the permit expiry.


Up to 12 months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All There are no applicable permit fees.

Application process


You must complete the application form and submit it to the agency. You will be required to attend an information and training session.


Permits are not transferable.

Administering agency

Department for Environment and Water

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:

Fauna Permit Unit

Department for Environment and Water

Operating address: Ground Floor
81 - 95 Waymouth Street
Adelaide, South Australia 5000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 1782
Adelaide, South Australia 5001
Phone: 08 8124 4972