Take Permit - Protected Animals - South Australia


A person may apply for a permit to take a native animal from the wild. These permits are issued under the provisions of Section 53(1)(d) of the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972.

Service type


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


Up to 12 months.


2019-2020 fees:
$150 Application fee
$50 Permit approval fee

Royalty Fee: (per animal)
$600 An animal of an endangered species
$300 An animal of a vulnerable species
$150 An animal of a rare species
$75 An animal of any other species of protected animal.

In Person, Cheque, Money Order, Credit Card via phone.


Act(s) name

National Parks & Wildlife Act 1972 South Australia

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

Operating address: 81-95 Waymouth St
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)