Specialist Fauna Dealer Permit - South Australia


A Specialist Fauna Dealer Permit entitles the holder to trade in species that are vulnerable, rare or endangered after they have held them for a period of 7 days; if they intend to trade the animal before 7 days has expired they must obtain a clearance from the Fauna Permit Unit to sell sooner.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applicants must demonstrate considerable expertise or experience in their husbandry. If the animal is potentially threatening to the public, the ability of the applicant to house and care for the animals appropriately is assessed when their application is considered.


Date of issue to 30 June (1, 3, or 5 year permits available).


$1,549.00 Per Year
Additional Premises: $216
Applications lodged after 1 January are applicable for a Half Year fee of $850.00

Act(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 SA

Administering agency

Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

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: Level 1, 100 Pirie Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address: GPO Box 1782
Adelaide SA 5001
Phone: 0881244972
Fax: 0881155594
Email: dewnrfaunapermitsunit@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/About_Us/Contact_us (Opens in new window)