Special Purposes Wildlife Permit (Aviculture) - Tasmania


You will need this permit if you intend to possess, transfer, purchase, sell or breed protected bird species. This permit covers all Tasmanian protected bird species.

You will need to notify the agency of the transfer, purchase, sale, breeding, death and / or receipt of protected species. Special purposes wildlife permit holders will need to apply for separate authorisation to release restricted wildlife from captivity.

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 keep a record of all protected bird species currently in your possession, and their movements, sale, and breeding programs.


5 years


31 July of the fifth year


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Task Type Business Structure Description
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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

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