Bird Dealer's Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to trade in avian fauna (birds). This licence will authorise you to buy, sell or otherwise deal in certain species of birds from a nominated address. There are three classes of licence that authorise you to deal in different types of birds. The different classes of birds are detailed on the attached form.

If you intend to clip the wings of wild avian fauna, you will need to seek separate approval from the Agency.

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:

  • provide details of any relevant convictions relating to wildlife
  • be able to identify all the species of avian fauna specified in your application
  • detail the location of the premises and the adequacy of facilities
  • show that the keeping of and dealing in avian fauna at the location nominated is authorised by your relevant local council
  • demonstrate personal experience and ability in keeping and dealing in avian fauna
  • complete the required forms
  • pay the prescribed fee.

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


One year.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All $100.00

Basic licence

Apply Application All $200.00

Advanced licence

Apply Application All $300.00

Special licence

Act(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 WA

Regulation(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2018 WA

Administering agency

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Parks and Wildlife Service

Contact details

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

Wildlife Licensing Section

Parks and Wildlife Service

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions

Operating address: Technology Park, Western Precinct
17 Dick Perry Avenue
Kensington, Western Australia 6151
Mailing address: LOCKED BAG 30
Bentley DC, Western Australia 6983
Phone: 08 9219 9831
Website: Parks and Wildlife Service (Opens in new window)