Commercial Wildlife Traders Licence - Tasmania


You will need this licence if you intend to:

  • buy, receive, acquire products of wildlife
  • possess and sell or otherwise dispose of the products of wildlife.

Products of wildlife include skins and pelts.

This permit only authorises the possession, sale or disposal of products of wildlife specified on the licence that have been legally taken.

Species that this licence covers include:

  • bennets wallaby
  • rufous wallaby
  • brushtail possum
  • forester kangaroo.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Any person that intends to trade in wildlife products can apply for this licence.


31 January


One year


31 December


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

You will need to pay royalty fees if you are selling particular wildlife products. Fee information is in the attached form.

Apply Licence All $89.00

Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

Task Business Structure Resources
Comply Company, Co-operative, Other, Partnership, Sole Trader Licence and Permit Fees (Opens in new window)

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 Tasmania

Approval time

20 business days

Administering agency

Department of Natural Resources and Environment

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Wildlife Management Branch

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.