Licence to Breed and Keep Avian Fauna (Avicultural Licence) - Western Australia

Description

You will require this licence if you intend to keep or breed birds in captivity for hobby purposes. There are two classes of licence:

  • avicultural licence
  • advanced avicultural licence.

An avicultural licence is required to keep relatively common and easy to keep birds. An advanced avicultural licence is required to keep birds that are difficult to keep and breed or are uncommon or threatened in the wild.

An alternative permit may be required to keep certain exotic species of birds which are agricultural pests. Please consult the Contact Officer for further information on this licence and on which species are common or threatened.

Service type

Licence

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
  • submit any required forms
  • pay any required fees.

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

Duration

12 months.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $10.00

Standard licence

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $20.00

Advanced licence

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

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