Permit to Take Wildlife - Tasmania


You will need a permit if you intend to undertake activities with specially protected, protected or partially protected wildlife. These activities include:

  • undertaking a development that will involve a species listed by the Agency as threatened
  • taking specially protected, protected or partly protected wildlife
  • selling partly protected wildlife or products of partly protected wildlife
  • possessing an egg of a partly protected wildlife
  • buying, selling or possessing restricted wildlife
  • holding an organised shooting
  • use partly protected wildlife as bait for a dog race or drag hunt.

If you intend to undertake activities that involve wildlife you should consult the agency to determine if you need a permit for your particular activity.

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.


As specified


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Fees will change depending on your circumstances. Please contact the agency for more information.


Act(s) name

Nature Conservation Act 2002 Tasmania

Threatened Species Protection Act 1995 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

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