Seal Deterrent Permit - Tasmania


You will require this permit if you intend to use a device to deter seals from interfering with a fish farm or another fishing activity.

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

You will not be granted this permit unless the Agency is satisfied that:

  • The use of a deterrent is necessary to ensure the success of the fish farm or another fishing activity;
  • You have a sufficient connection to the fish farm or fishing activity; and
  • You have adequate instructions and training in the safe and effective use of the device.

This permit may impose conditions such as circumstances, ways, time and location that a seal deterrent can be used.

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


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

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

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