Fauna Taking (Commercial Purposes) Licence - Western Australia


You will need this licence if you intend to take fauna (as live) or supply live fauna for commercial purposes. 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. Your licence may specify provisions such as where, when and by what method you may take fauna, as well as how many of which species you may tag.

This licence has superseded the herpetofauna taker's licence and trapper's licence.

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 application form
  • pay the licence 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 $200.00

Fees for 2022-23

Apply Licence All $130.00

Fees for 2022-23

Vary Variation All $35.00

Application to amend licence. Fees for 2022-23


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.