Snake Catcher's Permit - South Australia


A Snake Catching Permit enables a current holder of a specialist keep and sell permit to:

  • locate, capture and translocate a reptile causing anxiety or danger to a member of the public;
  • locate, capture and take into captivity an eastern brown snake (Pseudonaja textilis) that is causing anxiety or danger to a member of the public.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

A Snake Catchers Permit will only be available to a person who currently holds a specialists keep and sell permit endorsed to keep venomous snakes (category 2) or has held a category 1 permit for a period of 1 year and is applying for a category 2 endorsement.





Act(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 SA

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.

Fauna Permit Unit

Operating address: 81-95 Waymouth St
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1782
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0881244972
Fax: 0881155594
Website: (Opens in new window)