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Permit to Possess Products of Wildlife for Taxidermy - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to deliver products of partly protected, protected, specially protected or restricted (special purposes) wildlife to the holder of a commercial taxidermy licence for the purpose of taxidermy.


Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Applications for the taxidermy of specially protected wildlife will only be issued for individual specimens in the following circumstances:

  • scientific purposes
  • use at educational organisations / facilities
  • to a person, business or government body where the applicant can demonstrate that appropriate educational interpretation material relating to conservation of that species will be displayed alongside the specimen
  • to a registered wildlife rehabilitator who will use the specimen for educational purposes.

Applications for protected or restricted (special purpose) wildlife will only be issued for individual specimens where:

  • the applicant can demonstrate that the product of wildlife will or has been lawfully obtained e.g. authorised under a hunting licence, permit, or through the death of a legally possessed animal or purchased through a Tasmanian auction house
  • the product of wildlife has been legally obtained interstate and imported to Tasmania. 


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

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

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.