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.


A set permit fee and royalties are payable for the taking of protected species.
Permit Fee: $54.00
Royalty Fee:

  • An animal of an endangered species $333.00
  • An animal of a vulnerable species  $165.00
  • An animal of a rare species $82.50
  • An animal of any other species of protected animal $41.25.

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


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
Email: dewnrfaunapermitsunit@sa.gov.au
Website: http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/About_Us/Contact_us (Opens in new window)