Wildlife Management (Controller) Permit - Venomous Snakes - South Australia

Description

You will need this permit if you intend to operate as a wildlife or native pest controller of venomous snakes on an ongoing basis.

This permit will authorise you to:

  • catch venomous snakes from commercial and residential locations where the animals are causing, or may cause, environmental damage or a safety risk
  • release snakes after catch
  • destroy snakes after catch.

You will need to consult with the agency to gain authorisation for any ongoing wildlife management and control service for other species.

Service type

Licence

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

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this permit you must:

  • be at least 18 years of age
  • maintain public liability insurance to cover any risks associated with activities authorised under the permit
  • be vaccinated if you intend to handle dangerous animals, or animals that constitute a biological hazard, under the permit
  • hold a first aid certificate for the duration of your permit if you intend to handle dangerous animals, or animals that constitute a biological hazard, under the permit (including snake bite treatment).

Duration

One year

Expiry

30 June

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $81.50 -
Apply Application All $40.75

Half year fee (for applications lodged between 1 January and 30 June).

Other resources

Application process

Lodge

Please lodge your completed application with fee payment with the agency.

Transfer

This permit is cannot be transferred.

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
Email: dewfaunapermitsunit@sa.gov.au