You may export specimens (non-live) of Australian native plants and animals for both commercial and non-commercial uses.
You may commercially export non-live specimens of Australian native plants and animals if they come from an approved source such as:
- captive breeding programs
- artificial propagation programs
- aquaculture programs
- wildlife trade operations
- wildlife trade management plans
You will need an export permit before you can export specimens from these approved sources.
An exception applies for some species - you may export without a permit any specimen that is included on the list of exempt native specimens (LENS) (in the exact form as listed and subject to conditions listed).
You may export specimens of Australian native plants and animals for several non-commercial uses such as:
You may also export specimens as personal effects when travelling.
You will generally need a permit to export Australian native specimens.