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Application Status

Hunting Permit

Before you begin

Before you begin please familiarise yourself with the Hunting information you need to know sheet which summarises the regulatory requirements you must comply with.

What do I need to complete this application?

You will need the following:

  • if you are applying for a duck hunting permit you must have sat and passed a Waterfowl Identification Test (WIT). You will require your WIT number to complete your application.
  • if you are under 18 years, you will need a parent or guardian to support the application.
Basic Hunting permits are currently Open for application.
Duck Hunting permits are currently Closed for application. Applications open on 12/03/2024
This year's Duck Hunting season runs from 16/03/2024 to 30/06/2024. Daily bag limit
Quail Hunting permits are currently Open for application.
This year's Quail Hunting season runs from 27/04/2024 to 28/07/2024. Daily bag limit

Related information

Check the Department for Environment and Water website for more information and related fees.

Payment options

Previous offences

Have you ever been convicted of an offence against the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972, the Animal Welfare Act 1985 or SA firearms legislation, or similar legislation in another state?

You may proceed with this application however, we may require additional information in which case we will contact you within 10 business days of your application being submitted.