Licence to Process Fauna - Western Australia


You will require this licence if you intend to process the carcasses and skin fauna for the purposes of sale or carry on a fauna processing establishment. 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.

Process 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.

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.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this licence you must:

  • submit the required forms
  • pay any required fees.

You may not require this licence if:

  • you already hold a licence authorising your activity under different legislation
  • you hold a certificate of exemption from the provisions of the Act.

Separate registration through your local council of your premises may also be required. 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 Amount Description
Apply Application Sole Trader, Company, Partnership, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $400.00

Licence to process emus, kangaroos and crocodiles

Apply Application Sole Trader, Partnership, Company, Trust, Co-operative, Incorporated Association, Other $350.00

Licence to process other fauna


Task Resources
Apply Application for a Licence to Process Fauna - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

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
Website: Parks and Wildlife Service (Opens in new window)