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 indigenous to Australia, and any animal that periodically migrates to and lives in Australia and includes any animal declared to be fauna by 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.


There may be an exemption. Please contact the Contact Officer for further information.

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.

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


As specified on the licence.


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the application form.


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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.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

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
Email: wildlifelicensing@dbca.wa.gov.au
Website: Parks and Wildlife Service (Opens in new window)