Permit to Export Wildlife - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to export live animals or wildlife products from Tasmania. Live animals include pets and animals intended for exhibition in wildlife parks and zoos, while products of wildlife includes meat, fur and skins.

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, not exceeding three months.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

$17.80 or $3.56 per specimen, whichever is the greatest. Fees for 2023-24

Comply Miscellaneous All $0.35

Royalty fee for each deceased animal, whether or not the animal is whole or in parts. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021 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

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.