Apply for a permit
IntroductionApply for a permit for things including permission to interact with wildlife, import or export endangered animals, plants, or their parts, or use public conservation land for reasons other than personal recreation.
Delays in processing
We currently have a backlog of applications. We're working hard to prioritise older and urgent applications. If you have any concerns contact email@example.com.
BusinessesPermit information for all businesses including sole traders, tour operators, telecommunications companies, tertiary facilities, farmers and zoos.
IndividualsSome activities require authorisation even if you are not running your activity as a business or on behalf of an organisation.
ResearchersPermit information for universities, crown entities and anyone wanting to conduct research on public conservation land, or handle wildlife.
Community groups and charitiesPermit information for clubs, community groups, trusts and incorporated societies.
Conservation and education organisationsPermit information for advocates of conservation such as zoos, sanctuaries and community groups.
- All permits/authorisations required from DOC
- DOC maps
- Our Treaty of Waitangi responsibilities and your role
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