Permit to Export Wildlife - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to export local wildlife or related materials from Tasmania. This permit covers living creatures, the remains or products of partly protected, protected, or specially protected wildlife such as possums and wallabies.

Service type


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:

  • register any export licences as needed by the Commonwealth before submitting this application
  • hold appropriate current indemnity insurance.

All wallaby and brushtail possum skins must be branded and the royalty paid prior to export.


Per consignment


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

$16.50 minimum or $3.30 per specimen, whichever is the greatest. Fees for 2021-22

Comply Miscellaneous All $0.30

Royalty fee per brushtail possum skin. Fees for 2021-22

Comply Miscellaneous All $0.20

Royalty fee per wallaby skin. Fees for 2021-22

Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Wildlife (General) Regulations 2010 Tasmania

Lodgement process


A copy of the permit is required to be fixed externally to the carrier in which the animal or product is being transported.

Approval time

Allow five working days for approval of applications and issuing of permits.

Administering agency

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water 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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:


Wildlife Management Branch

Natural and Cultural Heritage

Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment

Operating address: Level 8
59 Liverpool Street
Hobart, Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6173 0253
Website: Wildlife Management (Opens in new window)