National Parks Scientific Permit - Victoria


You will need this permit to conduct scientific research in a national park.

A scientific permit authorises you to undertake a research project specified in a research project specified in a research proposal in one or more national parks. The results of your research must be provided to the relevant Department / Agency.

Please note that other permits and approvals may be required to authorise your research. For example, if you intend to undertake research involving collecting plant samples, you may require a permit for taking of protected flora.

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 a permit, you must:

  • provide a written justification for conducting your specific research in a national park
  • complete the relevant application form
  • provide any other information required by the Agency
  • pay any required fees.


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Act(s) name

National Parks Act 1975 Victoria

Regulation(s) name

National Parks Regulations 2013 Victoria

Approval time

Six weeks

Administering agency

Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Parks Victoria

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