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.
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.