Commercial Taxidermy Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to conduct commercial taxidermy on wildlife. Commercial taxidermy includes any taxidermy activity (such as preparing, mounting or restoring dead wildlife, or parts of dead wildlife, for the purpose of preserving the wildlife in lifelike form) for which there is gain or reward, monetary or otherwise.

This licence authorises the holder to do the following to products of partly protected wildlife for commercial taxidermy without additional authority:

  • buy
  • receive
  • possess
  • sell or otherwise dispose.

This licence does not permit the taking of wildlife or products of wildlife, including killing and taking out operations to take wildlife.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Please contact the agency to identify any eligibility requirements.

Ongoing eligibility requirements

You will need to ensure that the person who supplies you with the wildlife has an appropriate licence or permit to possess that wildlife.


One year


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You do not need to pay any fees.


Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Wildlife Management Branch

Contact details

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