​​​​Wildlife species listed in schedules 5 and 9 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021​ are not available for the public to import. Species under other schedules may be imported subject to discretionary approval. ​ For detailed information about importing approved wildlife from interstate refer to Wildlife​ ​Imports.​​​

In addition to any import requirements listed on this webpage, you will also need to meet relevant requirements under the Nature Conservati​​on Act 2002.

The Nature Conservati​​on Act 2002 governs the importation and keeping of wildlife in Tasmania. If you wish to import any animal that is not classified as domestic dog, domesti​c cat or domestic stock (see schedule 7 of the Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Regulations 2021​ for a list of species), you will need to contact the Wildlife Management Branch to apply for an import permit. ​


Wildlife Services
GPO Box 44
Phone: 03 6165 4305
Email: Wildlife.Services@nre.tas.gov.au