Fauna Processing Licence - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to process fauna taken under a fauna taking (commercial products) licence or operate a fauna processing establishment.

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. Processing means to cut, skin, treat, chill, freeze, can, cure, pack or preserve any part of the fauna.

Your licence will specify the species of animal you are authorised to process, the maximum number you may process, and the number of persons from whom you may purchase the animals for processing.

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:

  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees
  • comply with any additional provisions outlined by the Agency.

Separate registration through your local council of your premises may also be required.


As specified


Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application All -

Application fees:

  • Taxidermy - $30.00
  • Non-taxidermy - $130.00

Fees for 2023-24

Apply Licence All $70.00

Fees for 2023-24

Renew Renewal All -

Renewal fees:

  • Taxidermy - $15.00
  • Non-taxidermy - $40.00

Fees for 2023-24

Vary Variation All $35.00

Application to amend licence. Fees for 2023-24


Other resources

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.