Fauna Dealing (Pet Dealer's) Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to deal in avian, reptilian and amphibian fauna. This licence will authorise you to buy, sell or otherwise deal in certain species of fauna from a nominated address.

Fauna means any animal native to Australia, and any animal that periodically migrates to and lives in Australia and includes any animal declared to be fauna by the Agency.

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 fauna specified in your application
  • detail the location of the premises and the adequacy of facilities
  • show that the keeping of and dealing in 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
  • comply with any additional provisions outlined by the Agency.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Pet dealer's application fees:

  • standard licence - $130.00
  • advanced licence - $200.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $145.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All -

Pet dealer's renewal fees:

  • standard licence - $65.00
  • advanced licence - $90.00.

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $35.00

Application to amend licence. Fees for 2023-24


Act(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Act 2016 Western Australia

Regulation(s) name

Biodiversity Conservation Regulations 2018 Western Australia

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.