Introduction

To interact with or handle wildlife and marine mammals, or use public conservation land other than for personal recreation, you need authorisation from DOC.

Applications will be acknowledged within 3 working days, and your unique application number will be emailed to you. If you have not heard from us within that time contact permissions@doc.govt.nz.


Identify which group below is relevant for you to find out which permit/authorisation you are likely to need and how to apply. 


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