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Forest Produce Licence - Victoria


You will need this licence to harvest timber or other forest produce from a state forest (reserved forests and protected forests). A licence may be granted to authorise any of the following purposes:

  • thin, cut and remove timber
  • cut forest produce
  • dig forest produce
  • take away forest produce.

Your licence will cover an area of up to 1.25 hectares, unless special approval from the Agency for a greater area is obtained.

Forest produce includes:

  • all parts of trees or plants
  • honey and beeswax
  • eucalyptus oil
  • firewood
  • stone, gravel, limestone, lime
  • salt
  • sand, loam, clay or brick-earth.

Service type


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

Eligibility requirements

Your application must:

  • include your name and address
  • specify the purpose for which the licence is required
  • specify the area for which the licence is required
  • any additional information relating to the application.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted.

Act(s) name

Forests Act 1958 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

Forests (Licences and Permits) Regulations 2019 Victoria

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Land Management Policy Division

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.