IntroductionYou need permission from DOC for interacting with wildlife, importing and exporting endangered animals and plants (including their parts), and using public conservation land or waters for specific activities.
Applications over the holiday period
We will stop working on permit and concession applications from 20 December 2023 and restart on 11 January 2024 due to our statutory close-down period. DOC offices will close on 22 December 2023 and reopen on 3 January 2024.
Apply for a permission
There are different types of Permission to apply for depending on your activity, type of organisation and purpose.
Permissions application process
Important information you need to know about the application process.
How long it takes to process an applicationFind out application completion times and factors that impact processing times.
Public notification process for activity applicationsWhen and why some activities need to be publicly notified.
Manage your permission
What you need to know about complying with your permission, making changes to it and managing it over time.