Game Licence - Tasmania


You will require the licence if you intend to hunt or take game. Game includes deer, wild duck, muttonbird, wallaby, brown quail or pheasant. Game licences are for recreational hunting within prescribed seasons.

Specific information regarding this licence will depend on the particular type of game being hunted. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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 licence you must:

  • Possess a current firearms licence;
  • Be aged over 16 years if a firearm will need to be used to take game;
  • Be willing to supply the Agency with the required annual take information as requested;
  • Pay the prescribed fee; and
  • Submit a completed application form and any supporting documentation as required.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other

Application fees vary and depend on the type of game you intend to take. Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

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.


Operating address: 134 Macquarie Street
Tasmania 7000
Mailing address: GPO BOX 44
Hobart, Tasmania 7001
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Fax: 03 6233 3477